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Sunrise at the moat at Angkor Wat, Siem Reap.
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About Cambodia

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Cambodia is a country located in the southeastern part of the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia, it shares borders with Vietnam to the east, Laos in the northeast, Thailand in the west and northwest, and has a coastline at the Gulf of Thailand in the southwest.

With an area of 181,000 km² Cambodia is about half the size of Germany or slightly smaller than the U.S. state of Oklahoma.

Preah reachanachak Kampuchea is the official name of Cambodia, an elective constitutional kingdom, officially the Kingdom of Cambodia. It is also named Pra-Tehs Khmer, the land of the Khmer.

Cambodia has a population of estimated 16.5 million inhabitants (in 2019). Capital and largest city is Phnom Penh. Spoken languages are, predominantly Khmer (90%), a Mon–Khmer language, Vietnamese (5%), and Cham, spoken by the Cham people (1.2%).

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Political Map of Cambodia
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The map shows Cambodia and surrounding countries with international borders, the national capital Phnom Penh, governorate capitals, major cities, main roads, railroads, and major airports.

You are free to use the maps for educational purposes (fair use), please refer to the Nations Online Project.

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Topographic map of Cambodia
Topographic map of Cambodia
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Geography of Cambodia
Cambodia’s landscape is dominated by the low-lying central plain of the Tonle Sap Basin and the Mekong Lowlands, surrounded by uplands and low mountains in the north, southwest, and to the east. The central plain is bisected from north to south by the Mekong River; Cambodia’s largest river is navigable for larger vessels mainly in Cambodia and Vietnam, the nation's capital Phnom Penh is a major inland port. East of the Mekong, the plains gradually merge with the eastern highlands, a remote region of densely forested mountains and high plateaus that extend into Laos and Vietnam.

Tonle Sap
Tonle Sap, the Great Lake, the largest natural lake in Southeast Asia, is actually a complicated combined lake/reservoir and river system. The lake is fed by numerous tributaries, and usually, the Tonle Sap river drains the lake and flows to the south and into the Mekong at Phnom Penh. However, during the rainy season (June-October), when the Mekong and the Bassac river swell up due to the enormous volume of water provided by monsoon rains, the Tonle Sap river reverses its course and becomes itself a tributary of the Great Lake, which expands its size dramatically from 2,600 km² to 10,400 km².

In the west in the provinces of Koh Kong, Kampong Speu, and Kampot, there are some low mountains, known to the locals as the Krâvanh Mountains, (Cardamom Mountains), a mountain range crowned with Cambodia's highest peak Phnom Aural (about 1,800 m) in the eastern part.
In the southwest, the Dâmrei Mountains (Elephant Mountains), an offshoot of the Krâvanh mountain range extends south to the Gulf of Siam. Off the coast of southern Cambodia, especially in Koh Kong province, there are extensive, relatively undisturbed mangrove forests.

North of the central plain, along the Thai-Cambodian border, are the Dângrêk Mountains, a chain of relatively low mountains; they form the southern edge of the Khorat Plateau of Isan, the northeastern region of Thailand.

The map shows Cambodia and surrounding countries with international borders, main rivers and lakes, the national capital Phnom Penh, province capitals, major cities, main roads, railroads, major airports, and the location of Cambodia's two World Heritage sites, Angkor Wat, north of the Tonle Sap Lake, and the Temple of Preah Vihear in central north, near the Thai border.

The map shows the location of following cities and towns in Cambodia:

Largest cities: Phnom Penh (capital; pop: 2 million), Battambang (pop: 250,000), Siem Reap (pop: 172,000)

Other cities and towns:
Banam, Banlung (Boung Long), Bok Kou, Cheom Ksan, Kampong Cham, Kampong Chhnang, Kampong Speu, Kampong Thom, Kampot, Kratie, Krong Koh Kong, Lumphat, Moung Roessei, Pailin, Phnom Tbeng Meanchey, Poipet, Prey Veng, Pursat, Samrong, Senmonorom, Siem Reap, Siempang, Sihanoukville, Sisophon, Snoul, Sre Ambel, Stung Treng, Svay Rieng, Ta Khmau, and Takeo.


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