National Symbols of Cambodia

Cambodia is a country in Asia. It shares borders with the following countries: Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, . The capital of Cambodia is Phnom Penh.

The official language is Khmer and the Cambodian Riel is the currency of the Cambodia. The domain is .kh and the country code is +855.

National day is celebrated on 9 Nov 1953. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Cambodia is no exception.

In Cambodia, Sepak takraw is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Cambodian people. Sombai Cambodian Liqueur is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Cambodia. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Preah Botumthera Som, Krom Ngoy, Chuon Nath represent a national Cambodian symbol.

The country was founded by Jayavarman II. and Hun Sen is the Prime Minister.

In Cambodia the power plugs and sockets are of type A, C, G. The standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Cambodian national anthem was written by Samdach Chuon Nat and composed by F. Perruchot and J. Jekyll.

Country information

Official name(s) Kingdom of Cambodia
Alternative name(s) Kingdom of Cambodia (official, English)
Regional location Southeastern Asia, bordering the Gulf of Thailand, between Thailand, Vietnam, and Laos
Country name etymology "Land of the Kambojas"
Climate Tropical; rainy, monsoon season (May to November); dry season (December to April); little seasonal temperature variation
Terrain Mostly low, flat plains; mountains in southwest and north
Population 16,718,965
National Day 9 Nov 1953
Language(s) Khmer
Religion Buddhism (official), Islam, Christianity & Others
Country code +855
Literacy rate 80.5%
Currency Cambodian Riel
Capital city Phnom Penh
Domain(TLD) .kh
Ethnicity Khmer, Chams, Chinese
Head of government Prime Minister
Nationality Cambodian
Driving side Drive on the Right-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 181,035 km2 (69,898 sq mi)
Timezone UTC+7 (ICT)
Average elevation 413 ft
Coastline 443 Km
Mains electricity 230 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Cambodia

Flag map of Cambodia

Motto of Cambodia

"Nation, Religion, King"

National animal of Cambodia

The National animal of Cambodia is Kouprey

National Animal of Cambodia - Kouprey

National flower of Cambodia

The National flower of Cambodia is Rumdol. Botanical name is Sphaerocoryne Affinis.

National flower of Cambodia - Rumdol

National bird of Cambodia

The National bird of Cambodia is Ibis

National bird of Cambodia - Ibis

Rest of the National symbols of Cambodia 👇

Neighbouring countries of Cambodia

Cambodian Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

The boat sails by, the shore remains.

Don’t let an angry man wash dishes; don’t let a hungry man guard rice.

You can’t claim heaven as your own if you are just going to sit under it.

Don’t shoot people you hate; don’t lend to those you love.

The tiger depends on the forest; the forest depends on the tiger.

If you know a lot, know enough to make them respect you, if you are stupid, be stupid enough so they can pity you.

A husband should not talk of pretty girls in front of his wife.

If you are doing wrong, make sure you don’t get fat from it.

For news of the heart ask the face.

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