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Cambodia

Cambodia

With the incomparable Angkor Wat, newly discovered trekking trails and pleasing cities – Cambodia has emerged as one of Southeast Asia’s premier destinations for travel.

  • Capital city: Phnom Penh
  • Population: 15,205,539 (2013 est)
  • Size of country: 181,035 sq km
  • Currency: Riel is the official currency, U.S. dollars are still the unofficial one
  • Power supply: 220-240 Volts
  • Sockets: round two-pin variety
  • Language: Khme
  • Time difference: GMT +7 hours
  • Visas: British nationals require a visa which must be obtained in advance
  • Religion: Buddhist (official) 96.4%, Muslim 2.1%, other 1.3%, unspecified 0.2% (1998 census)
  • Popular dishes: Amoc, baked fish wrapped in banana leaf with coconut, lemongrass and chilli, sometimes served like a soup in the shell of a coconut
  • Popular drinks: Sugar palm wine
  • Did you know: The Bonn Om Teuk or water festival is celebrated in November at the end of monsoon, when the Mekong River recedes.
  • FCDO advice: FCDO travel advice
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