CAMBODIA

Kingdom of Cambodia

ព្រះរាជាណាចក្រកម្ពុជា
Preăh Réachéa Anachâk Kâmpŭchea
Flag Coat of arms
MottoCambodiaMotto.svg
“Nation, Religion, King”
AnthemNokoreach
Royal Kingdom
Location of  Cambodia  (green)in ASEAN  (dark grey)  —  [Legend]
Capital
(and largest city)
Phnom Penh
11°33′N 104°55′E / 11.55°N 104.917°E / 11.55; 104.917
Official language(s) Khmer
Official scripts Khmer script
Demonym Khmer or Cambodian
Government Constitutional monarchy,
Parliamentary representative democracy
 –  King Norodom Sihamoni
 –  Prime Minister Hun Sen
Legislature Parliament
 –  Upper House Senate
 –  Lower House National Assembly
Formation
 –  Khmer empire 802 
 –  French colonization 1863 
 –  Independence from France November 9, 1953 
 –  Monarchy abolished March 18, 1970 
 –  Monarchy restored September 24, 1993 
Area
 –  Total 181,035 km2 (88th)
69,898 sq mi 
 –  Water (%) 2.5
Population
 –  2009 estimate 14,805,000[1] (67th)
 –  2008 census 13,388,910 
 –  Density 81.8/km2 (125th)
211.8/sq mi
GDP (PPP) 2008 estimate
 –  Total $28.461 billion[2] 
 –  Per capita $2,082[2] 
GDP (nominal) 2008 estimate
 –  Total $11.250 billion[2] 
 –  Per capita $823[2] 
HDI (2007) ▲ 0.593[3] (medium) (137th)
Currency Riel (banknotes and coins) (៛)1 (KHR)
Time zone (UTC+7)
 –  Summer (DST)  (UTC+7)
Drives on the right
Internet TLD .kh
Calling code 855
1 Local currency, although US dollars are widely used.
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