Cambodia

General Facts

Area: 181,035 km2 (69,898 sq miles)

Capital City: Phnom Penh

Population: 15,762,370 (2016 estimate)

Official Languages: Khmer 

Boarding Countries: Laos, Vietnam, Thailand

Coastline: 443 km (275 miles)

Currency: Riel (KHR)

Government: Parliamentary Elective Constitutional Monarchy

Climate

The climate is tropical, with a wet season from May through November and a dry season from December to April. Temperatures range from 10 - 38°c (68 - 97°f), and humidity is consistently high. Rainfall averages 127 - 140 cm (50 - 55 in) in the central basin to about 508 cm (200 in) in the southwestern mountains.

Five Largest Cities/Towns: 

1. Phnom Penh (1,573,544)

2. Takeo (843,931)

3. Kampong Saom (156,691)

4. Battambang (150,444)

5. Siem Reap (139,458)