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Angkor Wat Temple, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Cambodia Information

Country Name: The Kingdom of Cambodia
Location: 11° 33′ N, 104° 55′ E (Phnom Penh); Southeast Asia, bordered by Vietnam, Thailand and Laos and the South China Sea
Capital: Phnom Penh
Government: Constitutional Monarchy
Other Major Cities: Siem Reap (gateway to Angkor), Sihanoukville (industrial port and seashores), Battambang, Kampong Cham.
Language: Khmer
Religion: Thervada Buddhism (96.9%), Islam, Christianity, Animism
Ethnic Teams: Khmer (~95%), ethnic-Chinese language, ethnic-Vietnamese, Cham, a number of ethnic minority teams, most positioned within the northeastern part of the nation (teams embody: Kuy, Mnong, Stieng, Brao, Tampuan, Pear, Jarai, Radee, Brao, Krung and Kavet.)
Climate: Tropical
Terrain: Mostly low, flat plains; mountains in southwest and north
Population: 16 million (2018 estimate)
Land Area: 181,035 km2
Major Geographic Options: Tonle Sap Lake, Mekong River, Tonle Sap River, Bassac River, Mt. Oral
Tourist Points of interest: Angkor Wat, Bayon, Temples of Angkor, Nationwide Museum, Royal Palace, Killing Fields, Seashores, Eco-tourism
International Airports: Phnom Penh and Siem Reap
Money: Riel
Voltage: 220v/50Hz
Time: GMT +7 hours
Country Calling Code: 855
Business Hours: 7:30-11:00 / 2:00-5:00
Closed Saturday afternoon and Sunday

Worldwide Gate Methods:

  • Phnom Penh Worldwide Airport
  • Siem Reap Worldwide Airport
  • Sihanoukville Autonomous Port

Worldwide Border Checkpoints (partial listing)

  • Bavet (Svay Rieng Province)
  • Kaam Samnor-Koh Rokar (Kandal-Prey Veng)
  • Cham Yeam (Koh Kong Province)
  • Poipet (Banteay Meanchhey Province)
  • O’Smach (Oddar Meanchhey Province)
  • Phnom Den (Takeo Province)
  • Dong Krolor (Stung Treng Province)

Visas
Visas will be obtained at Royal Embassies and Consulates of Cambodia
Visa on arrival: legitimate for 30 days, is issued at Phnom Penh Worldwide Airport, Siem Reap Worldwide Airport and most worldwide border crossing.
Visa payment: Enterprise visa: USD35, Vacationer visa: USD30.

Transport From the Airport
The Phnom Penh Worldwide Airport sits about 9km (40-60 minutes) from metropolis middle. Transportation into the town will be employed simply outdoors the foyer for set costs: Automobile Taxi: $9 into the town; $12 for locations past the town middle; $15 to distant elements of the town. Tuk-tuk (moto-remorque): $7 into the town. Drivers typically ask for a further $2 for locations previous city middle. Motorbike taxi: Motodups will be discovered simply outdoors of the airport and employed for $2-$4, although they generally cost one other $1 previous city middle.

Siem Reap Airport: The airport sits 6km from city. Outdoors the terminal is a ticket sales space for registered taxis into city. Unbiased taxis and bikes wait simply outdoors the airport. The worth is identical for each: bikes are $1 and automobiles are $5 into city. Most resorts supply free transportation from the airport however you have to notify them upfront of your arrival.

City Airport Codes:

  • Phnom Penh: PNH
  • Siem Reap: REP
  • Battambang: BBM
  • Mondulkiri: MWV
  • Ratanakiri: RBE
  • Stung Treng: TNX
  • Sihanoukville: KOS
  • Koh Kong: KKZ
  • Poipet: HPP
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