Situated in the southern part of Indo China peninsula in Southeast Asia, Cambodia is a country with a size of around 181,035 square kilometers or roughly around 69,900 square miles.
It is bordered by Laos on the Northeast, Thailand on the Northwest, the Gulf of Thailand to the southwest and Vietnam to the east.
It has a population of roughly 15 million. Buddhism is the official religion of the country and the capital city is Phnom Penh.
The city also happens to be the commercial, economic, cultural and political capital of the country.
Buddhism is practiced by 99% of the population. There are also a few minority citizens in the country and they are mostly of Vietnamese, Chinese, and Cham origins. It also is the home for around 30 hill tribes.
Location Of The Country
The country is located both in the northern and eastern hemispheres. The capital city of Cambodia is located in 11.33 north latitude and 104. 55-D east latitude.
Therefore if you are keen on knowing the current time in Cambodia it should not be a problem because the time in Phnom Penh will be the same In any other part of the country.
Places Of Interest
It would be pertinent to mention that Cambodia a culturally rich country with centuries of history behind it.
t also was witness to some of the most horrific civil strife in the history of mankind. It is estimated that around 1.7 million people must have died in these conflicts. However, the country is mercifully back to normal now under a monarchical system of governance.
Since it is a culturally old and rich country, it offers quite a bit for those tourists who have the interest to know something more about the history of this country.
It would be pertinent to mention that November to February would be the best time to visit this country.
The capital city of Phnom Penh is well connected by air almost with the entire world.
Kampot is considered to be the land of black peppercorns. It is a scenically beautiful place and has a number of colonial structures.
It also is the home of the famous Bokor National Park and it offers some of the most breathtaking views. Further the climate is pleasant and therefore there are reasons to believe that it is one of the most famous and popular tourist destinations of the country.
Any visit to Kampot would be considered incomplete without trying the mouthwatering crab curry.
You may have heard about the legendary and famous Irrawaddy dolphins. If you really want to experience them from close quarters, you must spend some time exploring the majestic and famous Mekong River.
This place has some well preserved colonial building belonging to the French occupation era. The charming and sleepy little town of Kratie will help you to unwind your body, soul, and mind.
You could also watch the majestic Irrawaddy dolphins in action and also catch a glimpse of sunset at the Mekong River.
The Siem Reap river along with the rice paddy fields is another wonderful place to visit in Cambodia. It also is the gateway to the famous Angkor Temples.
The Siem Reap town also offers some of the best silk farms, night markets and also traditional craft shops, bird sanctuaries and much more.