Cambodia – Unique Angkor Civilization
Area : 181,035 SQ KM.
Population 11 Million.
The Heart of the country consists of a large central alluvial plain, drained by the Mekhong River and including the Tonle sap (Great Lake). Mountains flank the plain in the northwest and southwest. Cambodia has a palm are also grown. The fabulous ancient temples of Angkor, empty beaches, mighty rivers, remote forests and truly back on the south-East Asian travel map.
The most pleasant season is the dry season from November – March during which temperatures are cooler 20-28 C
The hot season lasts from March- June temperatures 28-35 C.
The rainy season from May - October
No vaccinations are presently required. If travering to remote or border areas, Travelers should check with their doctor or travel immunization clinic regarding the advisability of inoculation against Typhoid, Hepatitis, Tetanus and Japanese encephalitis.
Independence Day : November 9
International New Year : January 1
Victory over Khmer Rouges : January 7
International Women Day : March 8
International Labor Day : May 1
Queen’s Birthday : June 18
King’s Birthday : October 30- November 1
Khmer is the official language, inherited from the Mon- Khmer family, enriched by the Indian Pali and the Sanskrit Language. There are various dialect spoken in areas outside Phnom Penh. English is the second language followed by French even though they are not widely spoken except in the capital.