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Cambodia Country Quickfacts

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Area: 181,035 km2
Capital: Phnom Penh
Country Code: 855
Country Population: 15,205,539
Credit Cards: Some hotels and restaurants in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap accept Visa and MasterCard.
Currency: Riel
Departure Tax: A tax of $25USD is included in your international ticket. $12USD is the fee for domestic flights.
Drives on the: Right
Electricity: 220 volts AC, 50 Hz
Ethnic Groups:  Khmer 90%, Vietnamese 5%, Chinese 1%, other 4%.
Flag: Cambodia Flag
Location:  Southeastern Asia, bordering the Gulf of Thailand, between Thailand, Vietnam, and Laos.
Official Language(s): Khmer (official) 95%, French, English.
Photography: There are restrictions at airports, ports, and harbours. It is courteous to ask permission first before taking photographs of people.
Religion: Theravada Buddhist 95%, other 5%.
Time Zone: GMT +7
Tipping: In Cambodia a few dollars go a long way. Consider tipping drivers and guides a $1-2 USD (or the equivalent in Cambodian Riel) per person per day. When visiting any Wats or temples, is considered appropriate to make a small monetary donation at the end of a visit and there are usually contribution boxes for this purpose.


Cambodia Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy-to-navigate travel information section dedicated to Cambodia.

Learn about the history and culture of Cambodia, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Cambodia's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information, will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Cambodia for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Cambodia tours today!


Extend Your Trip 

After your Cambodia vacation, consider taking the time to visit other destinations. Goway offers exciting China vacation packages, India tours and Thailand vacation packages plus a comprehensive selection of vacation packages in many other Asian countries.



Book your Cambodia tour with Goway! 

ASIA by Goway is an exclusive division that specializes in planning and organizing Cambodia tours, vacations and experiences. Choose from a simple city stopover, see the country highlights on one of our classic itineraries, enjoy a small group tour and much more. We want to be your first choice when next you go globetrotting to Cambodia.


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