Country's codes

International phone code for Cambodia: +855

Standart ISO 3166-1:

3 letters KHM,
2 letters (internet domain) .KH
digital country code 116
Standart EAN-13 (country barcode): 884 
Olympic country code: CAM 

FIFA code: CAM 

Useful country information

Land area: 68,154 sq mi (176,519 sq km); total area: 69,900 sq mi (181,040 sq km)

Population (2014 est.): 15,458,332 (growth rate: 1.63%); birth rate: 24.4/1000; infant mortality rate: 51.36/1000; life expectancy: 63.78

Capital and largest city (2011 est.): Phnom Penh, 1.55 million

Monetary unit: Riel

National Name: Preahreacheanacha Kampuchea

Languages: Khmer (official) 96.3%, other 3.7% (2008 est.)

Ethnicity/race: Khmer 90%, Vietnamese 5%, Chinese 1%, other 4%

National Holiday: Independence Day, November 9

Religions: Buddhist (official) 96.9%, Muslim 1.9%, Christian 0.4%, other 0.8% (2008 est.)

Literacy rate: 73.6% (2011 est.)

Following a five-year struggle, communist Khmer Rouge forces captured Phnom Penh in 1975 and ordered the evacuation of all cities and towns; over 1 million displaced people died from execution or enforced hardships.

A 1978 Vietnamese invasion drove the Khmer Rouge into the countryside and touched off 13 years of fighting.
UN-sponsored elections in 1993 helped restore some semblance of normalcy, as did the rapid diminishment of the Khmer Rouge in the mid-1990s.

A coalition government, formed after national elections in 1998, brought renewed political stability and the surrender of remaining Khmer Rouge forces.

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