Temples and history

Cambodia

The Kingdom of Cambodia is a country in South East Asia with about 16 million inhabitants. Called Kampuchea by the population. The Cambodian language is the Khmer language, Cambodia has borders with Thailand, Laos and Vietnam.

Phnom Penh is the capital since the 19th Century. It had been nicknamed as the Pearl of Southeast Asia, during the era of the French Protectorate from 1863 to 1953.

Cambodia is now known thanks to Siem Reap and the Temples of Angkor which attract more and more tourists every year, about 5 Millions this year. The last censuses carried out by radars revealed some 284 Temples on the only Cambodian territory.

Cambodia is also known unfortunately for its tragic history the insurrection fomented by the Khmer Rouge (Communist Cambodians). Black period of the country from 1975 to 1979.

The economy is mainly based on clothing, making Cambodia one of the leading clothing producing countries for major global brands. Tourism, agriculture and construction are new avenues of development.

The people always smiling (country of the smile), will allow you to fully enjoy all the activities and landscapes that you will discover in Cambodia. Temples, Rice fields, Sandy Beaches, Paradise Island …

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