Cambodia Country Profile

Location: Mainland Southeast Asia between Thailand to the west and north and Vietnam to the east and southeast. It shares a land border with Laos in the northeast

Area Total: 181,035 sq. km. (69,900 sq. mi.); about the size of Missouri.

Climate: Tropical monsoon with rainy season from June to October, and dry season from November to May

Population: 13.4 million (2008 census)

Languages: Khmer (official) spoken by more than 95% of the population; some French still spoken in urban areas; English increasingly popular as a second language

GDP Real Growth Rate: 6.9 percent (2011 estimate)

GDP – Per Capita (PPP): $909 (2011 estimate)

GDP by Sector: Agriculture: 32 percent; Industry: 22 percent; Services: 38 percent (2011 estimate)

Government Type: Multiparty democracy under a constitutional monarchy

Cambodia at a Glance

Location: Mainland Southeast Asia between Thailand to the west and north and Vietnam to the east and southeast. It shares a land border with Laos in the northeast

Area Total: 181,035 sq. km. (69,900 sq. mi.); about the size of Missouri.

Climate: Tropical monsoon with rainy season from June to October, and dry season from November to May

Population: 13.4 million (2008 census)

Languages: Khmer (official) spoken by more than 95% of the population; some French still spoken in urban areas; English increasingly popular as a second language

GDP Real Growth Rate: 6.9 percent (2011 estimate)

GDP – Per Capita (PPP): $909 (2011 estimate)

GDP by Sector: Agriculture: 32 percent; Industry: 22 percent; Services: 38 percent (2011 estimate)

Government Type: Multiparty democracy under a constitutional monarchy