Country information

Cambodia is a beautiful country located on the Indochina peninsula in Southeast Asia; the official language is Khmer, belonging to the Mon-Khmer group in the South Asian system. Cambodia has many rare and precious animals in the world, most notably tigers, elephants, and giant gaurs. Theravada Buddhism, also known as Buddhism, is the official religion.

Cambodia is a homogeneous country with over 90% of the population being Khmer and speaking Khmer, the official language. The rest are Vietnamese, Chinese Cambodians, Cham, and Montagnards living in the northern and northeastern mountainous areas.

The Kingdom of Cambodia is one of the most exciting and new tourist destinations. The most famous tourist attractions are Angkor Wat and the temples of Angkor complex in Siem Reap, as well as attractive cultural sites in the capital of Phnom Penh and beaches in Sihanoukville province & Koh Rong Island.

Official Name:Kingdom of Cambodia
Population:17,239,660 by 4th October 2022
Capital:Phnom Penh
People:Khmers (96%), minorities include Vietnamese, Chinese, Khmer Islam, Tumpoun, Kreung, Kra Chok, Kavet, Brao and Jorai
Time Zone:GMT +7 hours
International Dialing Code:+855


Cambodia Travel Map

Most famous cities in Cambodia

Phnom Penh Royal Palace

Phnom Penh

Historical architecture and the black past
Battambang Phnom Sampeu mountain


The greatest rice-bowl of Cambodia
Siem Reap Angkor Wat

Siem Reap

Back to the Golden Khmer Empire
Sihanouk Ville Island Koh Rong Samloem

Sihanoukville, Koh Rong

Beautiful beaches
Kratie Mekong River


Home of Mekong Irrawaddy dolphin

Good to Know

Weather & Climate

Cambodia is warm year-round. The dry season runs from November through May and encompasses two seasons: cool (November-February) and hot (March-May). The cool season is when most travelers visit Cambodia, while the wet season runs from May through September and is a good time to visit Angkor.