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  Cambodia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cambodia is the successor state of the once powerful Khmer Empire, which ruled most of the Indochinese Peninsula between the 11th and 14th centuries.
During the colonial period, Cambodia was a protectorate of France from 1863 to 1953.
Overall, the cuisine of Cambodia is similar to that of its Southeast Asian neighbours.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cambodia   (3972 words)

  
 Cambodia. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Cambodia is bordered by Laos on the north, by Vietnam on the east, by the Gulf of Thailand on the south, and by Thailand on the west and north.
Cambodia is one of the world’s poorest nations, its economy and its political life still suffering from the civil war that racked the country during the latter part of the 20th cent.
Under the constitution promulgated in 1993 and subsequently amended, Cambodia is a constitutional monarchy headed by a king; the king is chosen by the Royal Council of the Throne from the members of the royal family.
www.bartleby.com /65/ca/Cambodia.html   (2480 words)

  
 Politics of Cambodia Encyclopedia Article @ MatronOfTheArts.com (Matron of the Arts)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Politics of Cambodia takes according to the nation's constitution (enacted in 1993) formally place in a framework of a parliamentary representative democratic monarchy, whereby the Prime Minister of Cambodia is the head of government, and of a pluriform multi-party system.
Cambodia is a constitutional monarchy--the King reigns but does not rule, similar to Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom.
It has been suggested that Cambodia's ability to peacefully appoint a new King shows that Cambodia's government has stabilized incredibly from the situation the country was in during the 1970's (see History of Cambodia).
matronofthearts.com /encyclopedia/Politics_of_Cambodia   (1379 words)

  
 Cambodia Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Cambodia is administered by the Royal Government of Cambodia after an internationally supervised election in 1993.
Cambodia remains a desperately poor country whose economic recovery is held hostage to continued political unrest and factional hostilities.
Cambodia is still recovering from an abrupt shift in 1990 to free-market economic mechanisms and a cutoff in aid from former Soviet bloc countries; these changes have severely impacted on public sector revenues and performance.
sunsite.nus.sg /SEAlinks/cambodia-info.html   (419 words)

  
 Cambodia Encyclopedia Article @ ArtOfTexas.com (Art of Texas)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Kingdom of Cambodia is a constitutional monarchy in Southeast Asia with a population of over 13 million people.
Cambodia is the successor state of the mighty Khmer Empire, which ruled most of the Indochinese Peninsula between the 11th and 14th centuries.
The geography of Cambodia is dominated by the Mekong river and the Tonle Sap, an important source of fish.
artoftexas.com /encyclopedia/Portal:Cambodia   (851 words)

  
 Cambodia (12/05)
Although Cambodia had a rich and powerful past under the Hindu state of Funan and the Kingdom of Angkor, by the mid-19th century the country was on the verge of dissolution.
Cambodia's embassy in the United States is located at 4530 16th Street NW, Washington DC 20011; tel: (202) 726-7742; fax: (202) 726-8381.
This aid was used primarily to repair damage caused by Cambodia’s war of independence from France, to support internal security forces, and for the construction of an all-weather road to the seaport of Sihanoukville, which gave Cambodia its first direct access to the sea and access to the southwestern hinterlands.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/2732.htm   (5249 words)

  
 A Fact Sheet: Cambodia and ADB - ADB.org
Cambodia has made important progress in ensuring peace and security, rebuilding institutions, establishing a stable macroeconomic environment, and putting in place a liberal investment regime.
Cambodia is the 28th largest shareholder among regional members and the 36th largest overall.
The Cambodia Resident Mission (CARM) was opened in 1996 and provides the primary operational link between ADB and the government, private-sector, and civil-society stakeholders in its activities.
www.adb.org /Documents/Fact_Sheets/CAM.asp   (1632 words)

  
 Cambodia hotels travel and accommodation - Angkor Wat, Phnom Penh and Siem Riep guesthouses
Cambodia has a land area of 181,035 square kilometers in the southwestern part of the Indochina peninsula, about 20 percent of which is used for agriculture.
In comparison with neighbors, Cambodia is a geographical contact country administratively composed of 20 provinces, three of which have relatively short maritime boundaries, 2 municipalities, 172 districts, and 1,547 communes.
The Dangrek Mountains at the northern rim of Tonle Sap Basin, consisting of a steep escarpment on the southern edge of the Korat Plateau in Thailand, marks the boundary between Thailand and Cambodia.
www.resorthotel.net /cambodia/index.htm   (824 words)

  
 Cambodia - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
CAMBODIA [Cambodia], Khmer Kampuchea, officially Kingdom of Cambodia, constitutional monarchy (2005 est.
In Jan., 1946, France granted Cambodia self-government within the French Union ; a constitution was promulgated in May, 1947.
A peace treaty was signed by all of Cambodia's warring factions (including the Khmer Rouge, Hun Sen 's Vietnamese-supported government, and Prince Sihanouk's faction) on Oct. 23, 1991.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/C/Cambodia.asp   (2743 words)

  
 Cambodia Hotels
Cambodia is indeed a charming piece of land in Asia.
Praised as the beautifully-made bowl of western Cambodia, Battambang is a relaxed little town by the river with several scenic attractions.
The capital of Cambodia with its broad boulevards and colonial ambiance reflects the era when the French were present in Indo-China.
www.cambodia-hotels.com /cambodia   (568 words)

  
 Cambodia travel guide - Wikitravel
The Kingdom of Cambodia [1] (sometimes translitered more accurately as Kampuchea) is a Southeast Asian nation bordered by Vietnam to the east, Laos to the north, Thailand to the northwest, and the Gulf of Thailand to the southwest.
After crossing into Cambodia there are two possibilities - the once-daily boat to Sihanoukville (can be unpleasant in adverse weather), or else a minibus or taxi to either Sihanoukville or Phnom Penh (note that most of the road is not sealed and conditions vary considerably, depending on time of year and maintenance).
Cambodia is a safe and friendly country, with the usual exception for large cities late at night, particularly Phnom Penh, and unobserved luggage or wallets.
wikitravel.org /en/Cambodia   (3567 words)

  
 Cambodia travel guides: Siem Reap, Angkor, Phnom Penh, Sihanoukville - hotels, resturants, maps, airlines and more
The Kingdom of Cambodia is one of the world's newest and most exciting travel destinations.
After almost 25 years of isolation, Cambodia opened to tourists in the early 1990s, though the country is still far less touristed and commercialized than its neighbors.
Cambodia is truly a land of light and dark, of wonder and of tragedy - awe-inspiring, heart wrenching and completely unique.
www.canbypublications.com   (411 words)

  
 Index of Economic Freedom 2006 - Cambodia
Cambodia's fiscal burden of government score is 0.1 point better this year; however, its informal market score is 1 point worse.
According to the World Bank, Cambodia's weighted average tariff rate in 2001 (the most recent year for which World Bank data are available) was 15.8 percent, down from the 16.5 percent reported in the 2005 Index.
As of January 2000, Cambodia amended its regulations to allow foreign investors to own import and export businesses." Based on the revised trade factor methodology, Cambodia's trade policy score is unchanged.
www.heritage.org /research/features/index/country.cfm?id=Cambodia   (1097 words)

  
 Cambodia Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
Of all Cambodia's treasures, the richest is its resilient people.
But the word is out - Cambodia has emerged from decades of war and isolation and is well and truly back on the southeast Asian travel map.
Landmines are still a real danger in Cambodia, with up to six million live mines dotted around the countryside and near the border with Thailand.
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/asia/cambodia   (228 words)

  
 Cambodian Information Center > Cambodia Profile: Facts of Cambodia
Cambodia Flag [ Click to enlarge flag ]: The flag was designed arround 1850 that has three horizontal bands of blue (top and bottom) and red (central) with a depiction of Angkor Watt in the center.
The flag was abandoned in a few years during the Khmer Rouge and the occupation of Vietnamese in Cambodia.
Cambodia Recent Socio-Economic Performance: An Assessment (1993-2005) (Power Point) - by Naranhkiri Tith, Ph.D. Transcript of a DVD released in June 2005 recording a discussion with Chhay Vee and Chum Bun Thoeun on May 29, 1998 in English from cambodiapolitics.org
www.cambodia.org /facts   (490 words)

  
 Cambodia: Welcome
The Kingdom of Cambodia is home to one of the ancient wonders of the world, Angkor Wat, the largest religious building in the world.
Cambodians, ranging from officials to common people, are eager to establish Cambodia as a stable, safe environment in which to live, work, and travel.
This website will present information and pictures collected about the Kingdom of Cambodia, primarily from the Fulbright Study Tour in the summer of 1999.
www.4j.lane.edu /~harrison_j/cambodia/welcome.html   (192 words)

  
 Cambodia Travel Guide
Cambodia, bordered by Lao PDR (Laos) Thailand and Vietnam offers an amazing historical and cultural experience, warm friendly people and an untamed wild landscape.
Cambodia is home to one of the world's most spectacular historical sites - Angkor, a 12th century city built by the sophisticated Khmer civilization.
Cambodia's north east offers adventure, hill tribes, trekking in the remote provinces of Rantanakiri and Mondulkiri.
www.cambodia-hotels.com /travel-guide/cambodia/index.htm   (907 words)

  
 Cambodia
The Kingdom of Cambodia is in Southeastern Asia, bordering the Gulf of Thailand, between Thailand, Vietnam, and Laos
Very little is known about prehistoric Cambodia, although archeological evidence has established that prior to 1000 BC Cambodians subsisted on a diet of fish and rice and lived in houses on stilts, as they still do today.
Vietnam invaded Cambodia in 1978, forcing the Khmer Rouge to flee to the relative sanctuary of the jungles along the Thai border.
www.embassyofcambodia.org.nz /cambodia.htm   (1112 words)

  
 Cambodia
Situated on the Indochinese peninsula, Cambodia is bordered by Thailand and Laos on the north and Vietnam on the east and south.
Cambodia was able to regain its UN seat, lost nearly a year earlier as a result of Hun Sen's coup.
Cambodia: History - History Early History to Independence The Funan empire was established in what is now Cambodia in...
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0107378.html   (1283 words)

  
 Cambodia Travel Cambodia Visa
All Foreign Visitors are now able to obtain the Cambodia visa upon arrival at the airport.
Cambodia Visa Validity: 30 days from the date of issue, *NOT* from the date of entry.
Travelers who would like to prolong their stay in Cambodia may extend their visa at the Department of Immigration situated just opposite the Pochentong Airport.
www.cambodia-travel.com /information/cambodia-visa.htm   (214 words)

  
 Traveling Cambodia
The Lonely Planet Cambodia travel guide, or similar book, is a must have for all travelers.
Cambodia suffered from war and political instability during much of the later half of the 20th Century.
Cambodia's infrastructure is quite primitive due to the war.
www.photo.net /travel/cambodia/weinreb   (1137 words)

  
 Cambodia e-Gov Homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Cambodia's new King Norodom Sihamoni and his parents, the former King Norodom Sihanouk and Queen Monineath arrived home on Wednesday from Beijing.
Cambodia's legislature gave final approval on Tuesday to the nation's entry into the World Trade Organization, a step forced by new rules for international textile and apparel trade that could...
CAMBODIA: Garment Sector Will Survive After Quotas — US Cambodia’s textile and apparel sector can look forward to a positive future despite increased international competition in the post-quota era, United States officials said today.
www.cambodia.gov.kh /unisql1/egov/english/home.view.html   (370 words)

  
 Home - U.S. Embassy Phnom Penh, Cambodia
HIV prevalence in Cambodia is among the highest in Asia.
Although Cambodia is one of the poorest countries in the world, extraordinary HIV prevention and control efforts exerted by the Royal Government of Cambodia and its partners have helped to reduce the spread of HIV².
The purpose of the ceremony was to recognize the important contributions this dedicated group has made toward furthering the pursuit of justice for the victims of Cambodia’s genocide and preserving the history of Democratic Kampuchea.
cambodia.usembassy.gov   (570 words)

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