GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Cambodia is a Southeast Asian nation whose landscape spans low-lying plains, the Mekong Delta, mountains and the Gulf of Thailand coastline. Phnom Penh, its capital, is home to the Art Deco Central Market, the glittering Royal Palace and the National Museum's historical and archaeological exhibits. In the country's northwest are the ruins of Angkor Wat, a massive stone temple complex built during the Khmer Empire.

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COUNTRY FACTS

POPULATION

15,762,370

RELIGION

Theravada Buddhism, Islam, Christianity

CAPITAL

Phnom Penh (1,501,725)

LIFE EXPECTANCY

64.5

GDP PER CAPITA

US $4,022

AREA

181,035 square kilometers (69,898 square miles)

LANGUAGE

Khmer

LITERACY PERCENT

77.2

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LOCATIONS EXPERIENCED

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KRONG STUENG SAEN (KAMPONG THOM)

Stueng Saen is a district within the Kampong Thom Province, in central Cambodia. According to the 1998 census of Cambodia, it had a population of 66,014.

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OUDONGK

Oudong is a town in Cambodia, at the base of the Phnom Udong Mountain, northwest of Phnom Penh. It was the site of the royal capital from the 17th to the 19th centuries. The mountain’s two mounds are connected by a ridge and dotted with stupas and shrines dedicated to former kings. Chedi Mouk Pruhm is the burial site of King Monivong. The ruins of the Arthross Temple house a large golden Buddha.

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PHNOM PENH

Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s busy capital, sits at the junction of the Mekong and Tonlé Sap rivers. It was a hub for both the Khmer Empire and French colonialists. On its walkable riverfront, lined with parks, restaurants and bars, are the ornate Royal Palace, the Silver Pagoda and the National Museum, displaying artifacts from around the country. At the city’s heart is the massive, art deco Central Market.

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SIEM REAP (ANGKOR)

Siem Reap, a resort town in northwestern Cambodia, is the gateway to the ruins of Angkor, the seat of the Khmer kingdom from the 9th–15th centuries. Angkor’s vast complex of intricate stone buildings includes preserved Angkor Wat, the main temple, which is pictured on Cambodia’s flag. Giant, mysterious faces are carved into the Bayon Temple at Angkor Thom.

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SKUN

Skuon is the capital of the Cheung Prey District, in the Kampong Cham Province This busy market town has grown up around the intersection of National Highways 6 and 7. 

KRONG STUENG SAEN (KAMPONG THOM)

Fabio_s-LifeTour---Cambodia-(2017-July-August)---Krong-Stueng-Saen-(Kampong-Thom)---Krong-Stueng-Saen-Liberation-Monument---18453-cover

Stueng Saen is a district within the Kampong Thom Province, in central Cambodia. According to the 1998 census of Cambodia, it had a population of 66,014.

OUDONGK

Fabio_s-LifeTour---Cambodia-(2017-July-August)---Oudongk---Phreah-Reach-Traop-Mountain---18343-cover

Oudong is a town in Cambodia, at the base of the Phnom Udong Mountain, northwest of Phnom Penh. It was the site of the royal capital from the 17th to the 19th centuries. The mountain’s two mounds are connected by a ridge and dotted with stupas and shrines dedicated to former kings. Chedi Mouk Pruhm is the burial site of King Monivong. The ruins of the Arthross Temple house a large golden Buddha.

PHNOM PENH

Fabio_s-LifeTour---Cambodia-(2017-July-August)---Phnom-Penh---Wat-Koh---18305-cover

Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s busy capital, sits at the junction of the Mekong and Tonlé Sap rivers. It was a hub for both the Khmer Empire and French colonialists. On its walkable riverfront, lined with parks, restaurants and bars, are the ornate Royal Palace, the Silver Pagoda and the National Museum, displaying artifacts from around the country. At the city’s heart is the massive, art deco Central Market.

SIEM REAP (ANGKOR)

Fabio_s-LifeTour---Cambodia-(2017-July-August)---Siem-Reap-(Angkor)---Angkor-temples---Angkor-Thom-south-gate-bridge---20284-cover

Siem Reap, a resort town in northwestern Cambodia, is the gateway to the ruins of Angkor, the seat of the Khmer kingdom from the 9th–15th centuries. Angkor’s vast complex of intricate stone buildings includes preserved Angkor Wat, the main temple, which is pictured on Cambodia’s flag. Giant, mysterious faces are carved into the Bayon Temple at Angkor Thom.

SKUN

Fabio_s-LifeTour---Cambodia-(2017-July-August)---Skun---Playing-with-tarantulas-(and-eating-them-afterwards)---18383-cover

Skuon is the capital of the Cheung Prey District, in the Kampong Cham Province This busy market town has grown up around the intersection of National Highways 6 and 7. 

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