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Cambodia profile - Facts

  • 29 January 2015
  • From the section Asia
Students re-enact Khmer Rouge crimes during an annual Day of Anger remembering the brutality of the regime that ruled in the 1970s
  • Full name: Kingdom of Cambodia
  • Population: 14.5 million (UN, 2012)
  • Capital and largest city: Phnom Penh
  • Area: 181,035 sq km (69,898 sq miles)
  • Major language: Khmer
  • Major religion: Buddhism
  • Life expectancy: 62 years (men), 65 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 riel = 100 sen
  • Main exports: Clothing, timber, rubber
  • GNI per capita: US $950 (World Bank, 2013)
  • Internet domain: .kh
  • International dialling code: +855