31 Interesting Facts About Cambodia

  1. The official name of Cambodia is "Kingdom of Cambodia" it is a southeast asian country.
  2. The international border of Cambodia is meet up with three countries Laos, thiland and Vietnam.
  3. The total area of Cambodia is about 181,035 square km and it ranked for 88th country in the world.
  4. The total population of Cambodia is about 2 crore and it is ranking for 75th largest populous country in the world.
  5. Phnom Penh city is the capital of Cambodia and it's population is about 15 lakhs.
  6. Cambodian riel is the official currency of Cambodia and currently One USD is equivalent to 4,066.83 Cambodian riel.
  7. The total GDP of Cambodia is 2,215.82 crores USD.
  8. Khmer language is the official language of Cambodia and this language spoken by 90% Cambodian people.
  9. Tourism and export of clothing are two most important industries in Cambodia.
  10. Kouprey is the national animal of Cambodia this animals are generally found in only Cambodia and looking like ox.
  11. Giant Ibis bird is the national bird of Cambodia.
  12. Buddhism religion is the official religion of Cambodia which has existed from the 5th century.
  13. According to carbon dating Cambodia country is situated before 6000 years ago.
  14. Due to archeologists research Kulan city is the largest city of Cambodia but due to earthquake this city destroyed and gone to under the Kulan mountain.
  15. Tonle Sap island is the largest lake island in the southeast Asia which situated in Mekong basin in Cambodia.
  16. Electric power served by Cambodia government only for 3 hours 6:30pm to 9:30 pm.
  17. Millions of land mines planted during the Cambodia war today some of these landmines are active.
  18. There are only 6 fastfood restaurants in Cambodia.
  19. Cambodia is the only one country in the world where KFC and McDonald's restaurants business has failed.
  20. The Cambodian people average age is 56 years.
  21. Norodom Sihamoni is the king of Cambodia since 2004.
  22. Cambodia got her independence from France on 9 November in 1953.
  23. Angkor Wat temple is the oldest temple in the world. It is a Hindu-Buddhist temple which built by the Khmer King Suryavarman II in 12th century.
  24. Cambodian farmers are cultivated the rice, rubber, vegetables and maize.
  25. Cambodia is fastest deforestation country in the world.
  26. China and the United Kingdom are the largest foreign investors in Cambodia.
  27. S-21 prison is the most dangerous prison in Cambodia.
  28. Angkor Wat temple is the largest religious monument in the world which area is about 162.6 hectares.
  29. Cambodian flag is only one flag in the world where draw a temple image in middle part of this flag.
  30. Phnom Aural is highest mountain in Cambodia which height is about 1813 meter.
  31. Mekong river is the longest river in Cambodia which length is about 4350 km.