Capital: Phnom Penh
Government Type: Multiparty democracy under a constitutional monarchy
Total Area: 69,898 Square Miles
181,035 Square Kilometers
Location: Southeastern Asia, bordering the Gulf of Thailand, between Thailand, Vietnam, and Laos
Language: Khmer (official) 95%, French, English
Khmer (official) 95%, French, English. The Khmer language comes from an older language called paali, which developed as a successor to Indian Sanskrit. Khmer has 26 vowels and 33 consonants.
The Cambodian People
One common greeting is "sok sebai" which means "How are you?". Common greetings are done by one by placing both hands together in a prayer like position. Persons holding or carrying something may simply bow their heads slightly. Shaking hands is not common in Cambodia.
Where to find more out about Cambodia