General Facts

Planning to come to Cambodia? here’s some basic information as background to help prepare.

Official Name: Kingdom of Cambodia (once known as the Khmer Empire)
Language: Khmer
National Flag:
Currency: Riel (KHR) – but USD widely accepted
Head of State: Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy (Hence there is a Monarch’ King Norodom Sihamoni and a Prime Minister’ Hun Sen)
Area: 181,100 sq km
Capital: Phnom Penh (meaning Penh’s Hill)
Population: 15+ million
States/Province: 25 provinces (which includes Phnom Penh)

More general information can be found on wiki.