Cambodia is a country fast becoming one of the region's promising destinations, drawing on its unique and colorful culture and traditions.


The majesty of Angkor Wat's stones under the spotlight of a tropical sun. Orange robes in silent prayer, bald heads their own suns. Roots of an ancient tree, prying their way through ancient walls, making the perfect backdrop for a treasure hunter Hollywood blockbuster.

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The Westerdam was supposed to be taking its 1,455 passengers on a dream 14-day cruise ...

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U.S. cruise ship blocked over virus fears to dock in Cambodia

Hun Sen, who has ruled Cambodia since 1985, clarifies on Monday that Cambodian opposition ...

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Cambodian opposition leader still to face treason trial – PM

Kem Sokha's political partner Sam Rainsy also calls for the treason charge against his ...

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Cambodia lifts house arrest restrictions on opposition figure

Following her release, 65-year-old Mu Sochua says she will still seek to return to ...

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Cambodia opposition figure not giving up on bid to get home

(UPDATED) Mu Sochua, deputy leader of Sam Rainsy's Cambodia National Rescue Party, is ...

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Malaysia detains Cambodian opposition figure

The Thai leader says: 'We will not allow anti-government (parties) to use Thailand as a ...

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Thailand won't allow Cambodian opposition leader to transit – prime minister

Cambodia National Rescue Party co-founder Sam Rainsy's return to the country brings ...

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Cambodia launches online disinformation campaign to repress opposition groups

Nearly 200 army, navy, and police personnel scour Koh Rong island in southern Cambodia to ...

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6 Cambodians held as hopes fade for missing British tourist

A pattern of phone taps, leaks and arrests is reminding some Cambodians of Pol Pot’s ...

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A digital echo of the Khmer Rouge haunts phones in Cambodia

Bare-chested men wearing crowns and traditional sarongs glide through the slow, graceful ...

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Cambodia's first gay dance troupe upends centuries of tradition

Capital Phnom Penh
Land Area 181,035 sq km
Population 15,458,332 (2014 est)
Currency Riel
Demonym Cambodian
Government Constitutional Monarchy
Head of State King Norodom Sihamoni (since 2004)
Head of Government Prime Minister Hun Sen
Independence November 9, 1953
National Anthem Nokoreach (Royal Kingdom)
Language Khmer
Religions Thearavada Buddhism, Muslim, Christian
Year of ASEAN Membership 1999
Human Development Index 0.543 (2012)
GDP per Capita US$879
Internet Subscribers 31 per 1,000 persons
Inflation Rate 4.90% (2011)
Urban Population 21 (2011)
Life Expectancy 65.2 years
Tourist Arrival 2,882,000