Khmer Empire, The Kingdom of Cambodia

🇰🇭 Cambodia

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Also Known As State of Cambodia • People’s Republic of Kampuchea • Khmer Republic • Preahreacheanachakr Kampuchea • État du Cambodge • Royaume de Cambodge • Democratic Kampuchea • Roat Kampuchea • Kingdom of Cambodia
Head Of Government Prime Minister: Hun Sen
Capital Phnom Penh
Population (2021 est.) 16,052,000
Head Of State King: Norodom Sihamoni
Form Of Government Constitutional monarchy with two legislative houses (Senate [62];
– Includes 58 indirectly elected seats, 2 monarchy-appointed seats, and 2 seats appointed by the National Assembly.

National Assembly [125])

Official Language Khmer
Official Religion Buddhism
Official Name Preahreacheanachakr Kampuchea (Kingdom of Cambodia)
Total Area (Sq Km) 181,035
Total Area (Sq Mi) 69,898
Monetary Unit riel (KHR)
Population Rank (2021) 71
Population Projection 2030 19,077,000
Density: Persons Per Sq Mi (2021) 226
Density: Persons Per Sq Km (2021) 88.7
Urban-Rural Population Urban: (2018) 23.4% • Rural: (2018) 76.6%
Life Expectancy At Birth Male: (2019) 63.1 years • Female: (2019) 68.2 years
Literacy: Percentage Of Population Age 15 And Over Literate Male: (2016) 90% • Female: (2016) 84.4%
Gni (U.S.$ ’000,000) (2020) 24,951
Gni Per Capita (U.S.$) (2020) 1,490

Cambodia’s tourism makes $4.92B revenue in 2019


Cambodia’s tourism earned a gross revenue of 4.92 billion U.S. dollars in 2019, a 13-percent increase compared to the year before, according to a Tourism Ministry report released.

The Southeast Asian country attracted 6.61 million international tourists Lin 2019, up 6.6 percent from a year earlier.

China was the biggest source of tourists to the kingdom, followed by Vietnam and Thailand, adding that some 2.36 million Chinese visited the kingdom last year, up 16.7 percent year-on-year.

Tourism sector has contributed 12.1 percent to Cambodia’s gross domestic product (GDP) in 2019.

It predicted that the country was expected to receive 6.45 million international tourists in 2020, an expected drop of 2.4 percent due to the impact of the COVID-19.

Tourism is one of the four sectors supporting the economy. The kingdom is famous for its Angkor Archeological Park, a world heritage site located in Siem Reap province.