Kingdom of Cambodia


Phnom Penh

Official language (s)



181.035 km2



Ethnic groups

86% - Khmer
5,0% - Vietnamese
4,7% - Chinese
1,5% - Cham
2,5% - Other

Major cities
(with population)

Phnom Penh - 2.234.566
Ta Khmao - 195.895
Banteay Meanchey - 181.396

Currency (-ies)

Riel (KHR), subdivided into 100 sen

Main religion (s)

96,4% - Theravada Buddhism (official religion)
2,1% - Islam
1,3% - Christianity

Time zone (s)

GTM + 07

Dialing code



Cambodia's climate is dominated by monsoons, which are known as tropical wet and dry because of the distinctly marked seasonal differences. Cambodia has a temperature range from 21 to 35°C (69.8 to 95°F) and experiences tropical monsoons. 
Cambodia has two distinct seasons. The rainy season, which runs from May to October, can see temperatures drop to 22°C (71.6°F) and is generally accompanied with high humidity. The dry season lasts from November to April when temperatures can rise up to 40°C (104°F) around April.

Administrative division

The capital (reach thani) and provinces (khaet) of Cambodia are first-level administrative divisions. Cambodia is divided into 24 provinces including the capital.
Municipalities and districts are the second-level administrative divisions of Cambodia. The provinces are subdivided into 159 districts and 26 municipalities. The districts and municipalities in turn are further divided into communes (khum) and quarters (sangkat).

Major airports

Phnom Penh: Phnom Penh International Airport (PNH)
Siem Reap: Siem Reap International Airport (REP)
Sihanoukville: Sihanouk International Airport (KOS)

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