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Nation, Religion, King

 

General


Population: 14,701,717 (2011)
Land Area: 181,040 sq km
Natural Resources: Oil and gas, timber, gemstones, iron ore, manganese, phosphates, hydro power potential
Capital: Phnom Penh
Political System: Multiparty Democracy under a Constitutional Monarchy
State Leader: Hun Sen (1985)
Head of Government: aaa (2011)
Languages: Khmer, French, English
Currency: Riel (KHR)
Major Religions: Theravada Buddhist 95%, Other 5%
Major Ethnicities: Khmer 90%, Vietnamese 5%, Chinese 1%, Other 4%
Life Expectancy: 62.67 years (2011)

Economy


GDP Official Exchange Rate: 11.36 billion (2010)
GDP Purchasing Power Parity: 30.13 billion (2010)
GDP Per Capita (PPP): 2,000 (2010)
GDP Growth Rate: 5% (2010)
GDP Structure: Agriculture 33.4%, Industry 21.4%, Services 45.2% (2009)
Labour Force By Occupation: Agriculture 57.9%, Industry 15.9%, Services 26.5% (2009)
Industries: Tourism, garments, rice milling, fishing, wood and wood products, rubber, cement, gem mining, textiles
Agriculture Products: Rice, rubber, corn, vegetables, cashews, tapioca
Human Development Index: 0.523 (139th)
Tourism Revenue: 674 million (2004)
Unemployment Rate: 3.5% (2007)

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Army Size: 124 300 (2004)
Budget: 3% of GDP (2005)

Current Situation

 

Cambodia is located in south east Asia, it is bordered by Thailand, Laos and Vietnam. Cambodia's economy is based on garments, tourism and construction. Angkor Wat is Cambodia's most visited site and has attracted nearly 4 million visitors last year. Oil and Gas deposits have also been found and exploitation will start in 2011.

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Sources

CIA World Factbook: Cambodia
Wikipedia: Cambodia
http://hdrstats.undp.org/en/countries/profiles/KHM.html

Updated on: December 5, 2011