Cambodie, offeecially the Kinrick o Cambodie is a kintra in Sootheast Asie that borders Thailand tae the wast an northwast, Laos tae the north, Vietnam tae the east, an the Gulf o Thailand tae the sooth. The geography o Cambodie is dominatit bi the Mekong River (Khmer: Tonle Thom (ទន្លេធំ) or "the great river") ana the Tonlé Sap (ទន្លេសាប; "the fresh water lake").

Kinrick o Cambodie

  • ព្រះរាជាណាចក្រកម្ពុជា (Khmer)
  • Preăh Réachéanachâk Kâmpŭchéa
Ryal Airms o Cambodie
Ryal Airms
ជាតិ សាសនា ព្រះមហាក្សត្រ
"Nation, Religion, King"
Nokor Reach
Majestic Kinrick
Location o  Cambodie  (green) in ASEAN  (dark grey)  —  [Legend]
Location o  Cambodie  (green)

in ASEAN  (dark grey)  —  [Legend]

CaipitalPhnom Penh
11°33′N 104°55′E / 11.550°N 104.917°E / 11.550; 104.917Coordinates: 11°33′N 104°55′E / 11.550°N 104.917°E / 11.550; 104.917
Lairgest ceetycapital
Offeecial leidsKhmer
Spoken leids
Offeecial scriptKhmer script
Ethnic groups
Theravada Buddhism
Ither releegions:
Demonym(s)Cambodian, Kampuchean
GovrenmentUnitar dominant-pairty pairlamentar elective constitutional monarchy
• Keeng
Norodom Sihamoni
Hun Manet
Say Chhum
Heng Samrin
Naitional Assemmly
• Unthirldom
(frae Fraunce)
9 November 1953
23 October 1991
24 September 1993
30 Apryle 1999
• Total
181,035 km2 (69,898 sq mi) (88t)
• Water (%)
• 2016 estimate
15,762,370[2] (65t)
• 2008 census
• Density
81.8/km2 (211.9/sq mi) (118t)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$64.405 billion[4]
• Per capita
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Tot
$20.953 billion[4]
• Per capita
Gini (2011)31.8[5]
HDI (2015)Increase 0.563[6]
medium · 143rd
CurrencyRiel (KHR)
Time zoneUTC+07:00 (KRAT/ ICT)
Date formatdd/mm/yyyy
Drivin sideright
Cawin code+855
ISO 3166 codeKH
Territorial Organization

Name eedit

Khmer Land, a local expression which refers tae Cambodie

The full offeecial name o the modren kintra is ព្រះរាជាណាចក្រកម្ពុជា (Preăh Réachéa Nachâk Kâmpŭchéa), "Kinrick o Cambodie". Names uised on general occasions include "Cambodia", "Cambodge", "Kâmpŭchea" an "Srok Khmer", a transliteration o the colloquial Khmer: ស្រុកខ្មែរ which means "the land o Khmers". "Cambodie" is the Scots form o the French "Cambodge" which, in turn, is a transliteration o the Khmer name "Kâmpŭchea" (កម្ពុជា).

References eedit

  1. Cambodia Archived 2010-12-29 at the Wayback Machine. CIA World FactBook.
  2. "World Population Prospects: The 2017 Revision". (custom data acquired via website). United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. Retrieved 10 September 2017.
  3. Cambodian National Institute of Statistics, accessed 6 June 2012.
  4. a b c d "Cambodia". International Monetary Fund.
  5. "GINI Index". Gini Index. World Bank. Retrieved 29 August 2015.
  6. "2016 Human Development Report" (PDF). United Nations. Retrieved 21 Mairch 2017.