Where is Cambodia?

Located in Cambodia, Cambodia has a 2,530.00 km border with Laos (555 km), Thailand (817 km) and Vietnam (1,158 km).Cambodia and Thailand dispute sections of their boundary together.

Cambodia is an Asian country covering 181,035.00 km2 of which 2.50% is water and 176,515.00 km2 is land. This makes it the 91st largest country in the world and one and a half times the size of Pennsylvania; slightly smaller than Oklahoma. Its geographic coordinates are 13 00 N, 105 00 E and Phnom Penh is the capital city.

The English name "Cambodia" is an anglicization of the French "Cambodge", which is a French transliteration of the native name "Kampuchea".

Its ISO code is KH.


Cambodia has a mean elevation of 126 m above sea level. Its lowest elevation is Gulf of Thailand. Its highest elevation is Phnum Aoral which is 1,810m above tall.

It has a tropical climate with a monsoon season from May to November and a dry season from December to April. Its terrain is mostly low with some mountains in the southwest and north.


Cambodia has a population of 15,957,223 making it the 68th largest in the world. The country's population is concentrated heavily around Phnom Penh in the southeast.

Khmer is the official language. The majority ethnic group is Khmer. The population is mostly Buddhist.

The dialing code for the country is 855.


Cambodia is an independent country. It gained independence from France in 1953. Its constitution was last ratified in 1993.


Factoring in Purchasing Power Parity, Cambodia's GDP is $58,940,000,000.00 (USD) with $3,700.00 (USD) per capita. This makes it the 105th largest economy and its citizens the 173rd richest in the world. The currency of Cambodia is the Riels (KHR).

Its major export partners are the United States, United Kingdom, and Germany. Its main exports are clothing, timber, rubber, rice, and fish. Its major import partners are Thailand, China, and Vietnam. Its major imports include petroleum products, cigarettes, gold, and construction materials.

This page was last modified on September 6th, 2017