Home to the world famous Angkor Wat Temple, Cambodia is a Southeast Asian country that sits between Thailand and Vietnam. It has a total land area of 181,035 square kilometers of which about 20 percent is used for agriculture. Its climate is tropical with hot and humid temperature during the dry season.

The vibrant bustling capital of Phnom Penh is situated at the confluence of three rivers, the iconic Mekong, the Bassac, and the great Tonle Sap.

Angkor Wat, Cambodia
Angkor Wat, Cambodia | Photo by Dennis Jarvis under creative commons

Key Facts About Cambodia

Location Located in Southeast Asia, sharing a border with Thailand, Vietnam, and Laos.
CapitalPhnom Penh
CurrencyCambodian Riel
Currency Conversion1KHR = 0.00025USD
Population15,458,332 (est. 2014)
ReligionMostly Buddhists
LanguageKhmer is the official language of Cambodia 

Top Tourist Attractions in Cambodia

  • Angkor Wat
  • Preah Vihear
  • Sihanoukville
  • Tonle Sap
  • Silver Pagoda
  • Bokor Hill Station
  • Koh Ker
  • Banteay Srei
  • Bayon Temple