Cambodia Statistics

  • Capital: Phnom Penh
  • Population: 15,205,539
  • GDP: $30,180,000,000 (USD)
  • Total Area:
    69,898 (sq miles)
    181,035 (sq kilometers)
  • Currency: riel (KHR)

Cambodia Facts

  • Cambodia Facts... When a child loses a tooth, if they lose a lower tooth, they throw it on the roof. If they lose an upper tooth,... Learn More
  • Eating and Recipes... Cambodians eat with chopsticks, spoon or their fingers. Cambodian food is blander and consists of more fish than food in neighboring countries. Learn More
  • In their Language... The Khmer language comes from an older language called paali, which developed as a successor to Indian Sanskrit. Khmer has 26 vowels and 33... Learn More
  • Family...

    Multiple generations often live together. The elderly are cared for by their children. Because so many men died at the hands of the Khmer Rouge,... Learn More

  • Fashion... Traditional clothing for men and women is common. Younger women may wear colored hats. A "krama" is a large scarf that is used as a... Learn More

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