Cambodia Facts Capital: Phnom PenhGovernment Type: Multiparty democracy under a constitutional monarchyCurrency: KHRPopulation: 15,205,539Total Area: 69,898 Square Miles181,035 Square KilometersLocation: Southeastern Asia, bordering the Gulf of Thailand, between Thailand, Vietnam, and LaosLanguage: Khmer (official) 95%, French, English LanguagesKhmer (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 AsiaTour-CambodiaOnline Newspapers