There’s a magic about Cambodia that casts a spell on many who visit this charming, yet confounding kingdom.Ascend to the realm of the gods at the mother of all temples, AngkorWat, a spectacular fusion of symbolism, symmetry and spirituality. Descend into the hell of Tuol Sleng and come face to face with the Khmer Rouge and its killing machine.Welcome to the conundrum that is Cambodia: a country with a history both inspiring and depressing, an intoxicating place where the future is waiting to be shaped.
General information -CAMBODIA
AREA 181,040 km²
POPULATION 14,000,000. Khmer people account for about 90% of citizens. Ethnic group is 10%.
CAPITAL CITY Phnom Penh
LANGUAGES Khmer. The official language is Khmer. It is part of the Mon-Khmer family. English has gained popularity. The older people speak French.
TIME ZONES + 07:00 (GMT/UTC)
COUNTRY PHONE CODE +855
ELECTRICITY 220 V (Asia)
TIPPING Prices include 10% service charge. Tipping is greatly appreciated and should be rewarded on the level of service.
BANKS OPENING HOURS 9:00 am–3:00 pm (Mo.–Fr. except on public holidays).
HEALTH It is recommended to consult your doctor for necessary vaccinations.
NATIONAL PUBLIC HOLIDAYS New Year Day: 01.01.2013, Victory Day: 07.01.2013, Meak Bochea Day: 25.02.2013, Khmer New Year: 14–16.04.2013, Labor Day: 01.05.2013, Royal Ploughing Day: 09.05.2013, Visaka Buja Day: 25.05.2013, H.M. King Sihamoni's Birthday: 13-15.05.2013, Cambodia Constitution Day: 24.09.2013,Pchum Ben Day:14-16.10.2013,Independence Day: 14.11.2013, Water Festival: 27-29.11.2013, International Human Rights Day:10.12.2013, Christmas Day:25.12.2013
CONTACT Asian Trails Co. Ltd., No.22, St 294, P.O.Box: 621 Sangkat Boeng Keng Kong I, Phnom Penh, Cambodia