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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 -> Government 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.
Cambodia -> Economy 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.
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 Cambodia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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 (colloquial Khmer: Tonle Thom, i.e.
Cambodia has an area of about 181,040 square kilometers, sharing an 800-kilometer border with Thailand on the north and west, a 541-kilometer border with Laos on the northeast, and a 1,228-kilometer border with Vietnam on the east and southeast.
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 Cambodia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Cambodia is about 181,040 square kilometers, sharing a 800-kilometer border with Thailand on north and west, a 541-kilometer border with Laos on northeast, and a 1,228- kilometer border with Vietnam on east and southeast.
Cambodia's economy slowed dramatically in 1997-1998 due to the regional economic crisis, civil violence, and political infighting.
Cambodia is ethnically homogeneous, as more than 90 percent of its population is of Khmer origin and speaks the Khmer language, the country's official language.
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 Geography of Cambodia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cambodia is a country in Southeastern Asia, bordering the Gulf of Thailand, between Thailand, Vietnam, and Laos.
Cambodia's climate--like that of the rest of Southeast Asia--is dominated by the monsoons, which are known as tropical wet and dry because of the distinctly marked seasonal differences.
Cambodia's boundaries were for the most part based upon those recognized by France and by neighboring countries during the colonial period.
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 TravellingCambodia.com - Cambodia Travel Guide and Forum
Its geography is dominated by the Mekong river and the Tonle Sap, a lake whose fish account for 60% of the nation's protein intake.
Cambodia was a protectorate of France from 1863 until independence in 1953.
Cambodia's chief colonial official was the Résident Supérieur (Resident General), while residents, or local governors, were posted in all the principal provincial centers.
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 Geography of Cambodia
Cambodia, also known as Kampochea, is a country located in Southeast Asia that is bordered by Laos, Vietnam, and Thailand.
The capital of Cambodia is Phnom Penh and has the distinction of also being the largest city.
Cambodia is also home to the largest lake in Southeast Asia, the Tonle Sap (Great Lake), which connects with the Mekong River in Phnom Penh.
www.asianinfo.org /asianinfo/cambodia/pro-geography.htm   (459 words)

  
 Cambodia (10/05)
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.
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 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.
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 Cambodia Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
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.
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 A M A Z I N G    K H M E R   A N G K O R    S E R V I C E S   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Cambodia has a land area of 181,035 square kilometers in the southwestern part of the Indochina peninsula, about 20% of which is used for agriculture.
In comparison with its neighbors, Cambodia is a geographically compact country administratively composed of 20 provinces, three of which have relatively short maritime boundaries, 3 municipalities, 172 districts, and 1,547 communes.
The highest mountain in Cambodia – Phnom Aural, at 1,771 meters – is in the eastern part of this range.
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 Cambodia -> History on Encyclopedia.com 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Cambodia lost three western provinces to Siam and the region of Cochin China to the Annamese.
Cambodia withdrew from the French Union in 1955 and was admitted into the United Nations later that year.
Cambodia's first-ever democratic elections were held in May, 1993, supervised by a large UN peacekeeping mission.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/section/Cambodia_History.asp   (2474 words)

  
 Welcome to Cambodia on The Worldwide Traveler
Cambodia is bordered by Vietnam to the east and Thailand to the west.
There are three mountain massifs in Cambodia: in the southwest, along the Thai border, and at the northeastern tip.
It is Cambodia’s capital and a must-see destination if you wish to understand the hardy, warm and sophisticated spirits of the builders of Angkor.
www.theworldwidegourmet.com /travel/asia/cambodia   (707 words)

  
 Cambodia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Kingdom of Cambodia (for the various names of the country in Khmer, see naming section below) is a constitutional monarchy in Southeast Asia with a population of over 13 million people.
The Khmer Rouge justified its actions by claiming that Cambodia was on the brink of major famine due to the American bombing campaigns, and that this required the evacuation of the cities to the countryside so that people could become self-sufficient.
Cambodia is also a major destination for sex tourism, and there is particular concern over child sex and forced prostitution [5] (http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/943446.stm).
www.lighthousepoint.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Cambodia   (4310 words)

  
 COUNTRY AND TRAVEL INFORMATION OF CAMBODIA - ASIA TRAVEL
Cambodia is divided into 20 provinces and rich in resources, forests, rubber, gems, fish and has a big potential in tourism.
Cambodia lies in a tropical zone between 10 and 14 degree of latitude north the equator.
The majority of the people of Cambodia are followers of Thervada and Hinayana school of Buddhism which was introduced to Cambodia between the 13th and 14 centuries and was the state religion until 1975.
asiatravel.com /cambinfo.html   (972 words)

  
 Cambodia --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Covering a land area of 70,238 square miles (181,916 square kilometres), it is bordered on the west and northwest by Thailand, on the northeast by Laos, on the east and southeast by Vietnam, and on the southwest by the Gulf of Thailand.
Modern Cambodia is a remnant of the powerful Khmer Empire, which at its height from the 11th to the 13th century ruled much of what is now Vietnam, Laos, and Thailand.
Cambodia's small industrial sector was devastated by the warfare of the 1970s and recovered only slowly in the 1980s.
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 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: Government - Government Under the constitution promulgated in 1993 and subsequently amended, Cambodia is a...
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 Cambodia Geography and Climate
Cambodia covers an area of 181,035 square kilometers and is divided into 21 provinces.
Much of Cambodia is relatively flat with vast tracts of land given over to rice production.
As a tropical country, Cambodia is bathed in almost all year sunshine and has a high average temperature.
www.cambodia-travel.com /information/geography.htm   (171 words)

  
 Cambodia (04/05)
Cambodia is located on mainland Southeast Asia between Thailand to the west and north and Vietnam to the east.
Cambodia's real GDP grew at 5.5% in 2002 and an estimated 5.0% in 2003, with almost all of the growth coming from the garment sector.
Cambodia remains heavily reliant on foreign assistance--in 2001, 58% of the central government budget depended on donor assistance.
www.state.gov /outofdate/bgn/c/47423.htm   (4569 words)

  
 Cambodia - free-definition
Cambodia is a constitutional monarchy - the role of the King is not to rule but to reign.
Cambodia is a member of the United Nations and ASEAN.
On October 14 the throne council appointed Prince Norodom Sihamoni, another of Sihanouk's 14 children, to be the new King.
www.netlexikon.akademie.de /KH.html   (1027 words)

  
 Passport: Why Cambodia? Why Now?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Cambodia, or Kampuchea, is a small, Southeast Asian country located between Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and the Gulf of Thailand.
Only 3 percent of Cambodia's people are over the age of 65, 52 percent are between the ages of 15 and 64, and 45 percent are 14 years old or younger.
The history of Cambodia seems to be riddled with instability, conflict and uncertainty.
www.xenos.org /ministries/mobilizers/passport_cambodia.htm   (909 words)

  
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Over 1,000 years ago, Cambodia was the middle of the Khmer Kingdom or Anger, a powerful empire, that reined over South East Asia for 600 years.
Cambodia's highest peak peak, Phnum Aural, (1,813 m / 5,948ft.) is in the eastern part of this hill range.
To the north, the Chur Phnum Dangrek mountains seperate Cambodia from Thailand.
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 Cambodia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Kingdom of Cambodia is a country in Southeast Asia.
Following a five-year struggle during which the USA killed around 600,000 civilians in bomb raids targeted at Vietnamese guerillas, communist Khmer Rouge forces captured Phnom Penh in 1975.
Cambodia is divided into 20 provinces (khett, singular and plural) and 3 municipalities* (krong, singular and plural):
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 Cambodia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Cambodia's king faces political dilemma on first a...
Cambodia's King Norodom Sihamoni is on his way to...
Cambodia to use scanners to inspect export shipmen...
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 Educational Geography Information -- Cambodia
Cambodia is a country with much to know about.
If you are interested in geography you should also take a look at this educational geography card game for all ages.
The major economic challenge for Cambodia over the next decade will be fashioning an economic environment in which the private sector can create enough jobs to handle Cambodia's demographic imbalance.
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Cambodia lies between Thailand to the east, Vietnam to the west and Laos to the north.
Cambodia has a population of around 12 million people, about one million of whom live in the capital Phnom Penh and in total about 90% are ethnic Khmers.
All foreign nationals entering Cambodia are required to have a visa which are issued on arrival at Pochentong International airport in Phnom Penh and at Siem Reap airport.
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 Cambodia Geography
Cambodia is located in Southeastern Asia, bordering the Gulf of Thailand, between Thailand, Vietnam, and Laos.
The largest part of the country--about 75 percent of the total-- consists of the Tonle Sap Basin and the Mekong Lowlands.
Cambodia is is dominated by the monsoons, which are known as tropical wet and dry because of the distinctly marked seasonal differences.
www.nationbynation.com /Cambodia/Geo.html   (246 words)

  
 Photos from Cambodia, Phnom Penh, Siam Reap, Siem Reap, Angkor Wat, The Bayon, Mekong, Pictures Mon-Photo
Its geographical coordinates are 13 00 N, 105 00 E. Its 2,572 km border is split among Vietnam (1,228 km), Thailand (803 km) and Laos (541 km), as well as 443 km of coastline
Climate: Temperatures range from 10°C to 38°C. Tropical monsoons: southwest monsoon blowing inland in northeasterly direction brings moisture-laden winds from Gulf of Thailand/Indian Ocean from May to October with period of heaviest precipitation September-October; northeast monsoon blowing in southwesterly direction toward coast ushers in dry season, November to March, with period of least rainfall January-February.
The nearby town of Siem Reap has become the tourist hub for the area and now boasts several large hotels, as well as the areas only major airport with flights arriving from Bangkok, Phnom Penh and other nearby cities.
www.mon-photo.com /Asia/Cambodia/index.htm?name=Camboya   (439 words)

  
 Cambodia on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Political Development and the Re-emergence of Civil Society in Cambodia.
Cambodia's political campaigns: A fresh new start towards democracy
15/09/2002: Smuggling Vietnamese petrol into Cambodia through the inner delta of the Mekong during the rainy season's floods.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/C/Cambodia.asp   (679 words)

  
 Cambodia - Atlapedia Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
LOCATION and GEOGRAPHY: Cambodia is located in the southwestern section of the Indo-Chinese Peninsula in South East Asia.
It is bound by Thailand to the northwest and west, Laos to the north and northeast, Vietnam to the east and southeast and the Gulf of Thailand to the south.
About 75% of central Cambodia is a level basin that is bordered by the Mekong River and the Tonle Sap lake.
www.atlapedia.com /online/countries/cambodia.htm   (1390 words)

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