COMMERCIAL/ ADMINISTRATIVE CAPITAL: Phnom Penh
Has an area of 181,035 square kilometers and lies entirely within the tropics.It has a 443 kilometer coastline along the Gulf of Thailand.
A population of close to 14,000,000. Muslims account for about 1.6% of the population
Cambodia is dominated by monssons. The temperature ranges from 21° C to 35° C. Tropical and warm.
Khmer is the official language.
Government/General Offices: 7:30 AM to 11:30 AM and again from 2 PM to 5PM (Monday to Friday)
New Years: January 1st
Victory Day: January 7th
Khmer New Year: April 14th - 16th
Labour Day: May 1st
King Sihamoni's Birthday: May 13th - 15th
Queen Mother's Birthday: June 18th
Constitution Day: September 24th
Pchum Ben Festival: September 26th
King Father's Birthday: October 31st
Independence Day: November 9th
Mourning Day: November 25th
Dates on the following holidays vary:
Royal Ploughing Ceremony
KHR Riel, United States Dollar
IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS
Police/ Emergencies: 117
Medical/ Ambulance: 119