Dataset gathering many different places from Cambodia, such as cities, villages, and sightseeing. Source: Geonames.
Cambodia, also known as the Kingdom of Cambodia, is officially situated in the Indochinese Peninsula's southern part in Southeast Asia. The Cambodia region has been populated since prehistoric times. Hun Sen is the current prime minister of the country. He is also the non-royal leader who has become the longest-serving in Southeast Asia.
Surprisingly, Hun Sen has been running the country since 1985 successfully and has contributed to the country's growth amazingly.
A geographical overview of Cambodia
The country is bordered by Laos, Thailand, the Gulf of Thailand, and Vietnam. However, the total area this country possesses is 181,035 km sq. Phnom Penh is the largest and capital city of the country. Cambodia's sovereign state boasts more than 15 million population. However, Buddhism is the official religion of the state. Surprisingly, Buddhism is practiced by above 97% of the population in Cambodia. However, the minority groups of Cambodia include 30 hill tribes, Vietnamese, Chams, and Chinese. Most importantly, Phnom Penh is also the cultural, political, and economic center of the country.
Climate of Cambodia
The monsoon-like rest of Southeast Asia also dominates the climate of Cambodia. The temperature range of Cambodia is 21 to 35 °C, and the country also experiences tropical monsoon.
Economy of Cambodia
The UN had designated Cambodia as a country with the least economic development. The majority of rural households in the country depend on agriculture and agriculture-related sub-sectors. However, the major exports of Cambodia are rubber, garments, timber, fish, and rice. Along with that, tourism is also one of the fast-growing industries in Cambodia.
Due to continuous growth in the economy of Cambodia, the World Bank concludes that the country has seen tremendous growth economically from 2004 through 2011. Along with that, two decades of amazing economic growth have also helped Cambodia become a global leader in reducing poverty.
A cultural overview of Cambodia
Different factors contribute to the culture of Cambodia. These include modern globalization, Hinduism, Angkorian culture, French colonialism, and Theravada Buddhism. However, the Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts in Cambodia is responsible for developing and promoting the culture here. The culture here doesn't only include the lowland ethnic majority's culture but Khmer Loeu to promote unity between lowlanders and highlanders in the country.