Welcome to Cambodia Festival 2016 in Japan

|About Cambodia


カンボジア王国

Kingdom of Cambodia

  Kingdom of Cambodia (Khmer:ព្រះរាជាណា ចក្រកម្ពុជា) is located in southern portion of the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia with the population of over 15 million. And the capital were known as Phnom Penh City.

カンボジアフェスティバル

Cambodia Festival

  Cambodia Festival2015 was held in Japan with the aim of promoting eternal friendship, and peace between Cambodia-Japan.Many people enjoyed Khmer products displays, traditional food, Apsara dance performance and famous singer from Cambodia.

Angkor Wat world heritage

Angkor Wat World Heritage

  Angkor Wat is located in Siem Reap, about 7Km from the capital. It was originally built as a Hindu temple by King Suryavarman II in the Khmer Empire era, gradually shifting into a Buddhist temple towards the end of the 12th century and until present.


|Briefing About Cambodia


About Kingdom of Cambodia

   ​ Cambodia (Khmer: កម្ពុជា, Kampuchea, IPA: [kɑmpuˈciə]), officially known as the Kingdom of Cambodia (Khmer: ព្រះរាជាណាចក្រកម្ពុជា, [ˈprĕəh riəciənaːˈcɑk kɑmpuˈciə]) and once known as the Khmer Empire, is a country located in the southern portion of the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia. Its total landmass is 181,035 square kilometres (69,898 sq mi), bordered by Thailand to the northwest, Laos to the northeast, Vietnam to the east, and the Gulf of Thailand to the southwest.

   ​ The "Kingdom of Cambodia" is the official English name of the country. The English "Cambodia" is an anglicization of the French "Cambodge", which in turn is the French transliteration of the Khmer Kampuchea. Kampuchea is the shortened alternative to the country's official name in Khmer, Preah Reacheanachak Kampuchea (Khmer: ព្រះរាជាណាចក្រកម្ពុជា). Colloquially, Cambodians refer to their country as either Srok Khmer (Khmer pronunciation: [srok kʰmae]), meaning "Khmer's Land", or the slightly more formal Prateh Kampuchea (ប្រទេសកម្ពុជា), literally "Country of Kampuchea". The name "Cambodia" is used most often in the Western world while "Kampuchea" is more widely used in the East.Colloquially, Cambodians refer to their country as either Srok Khmer (Khmer pronunciation: [srok kʰmae]), meaning "Khmer's Land", or the slightly more formal Prateh Kampuchea (ប្រទេសកម្ពុជា), literally "Country of Kampuchea". The name "Cambodia" is used most often in the Western world while "Kampuchea" is more widely used in the East or were called as "Kampuja".

    With a population of over 14.8 millions, Cambodia is the 70th most populous country in the world. The official religion is Theravada Buddhism, practised by approximately 95 percent of the population. The country's minority groups including Vietnamese, Chinese, Chams, and 30 hill tribes.The capital and largest city is Phnom Penh, the political, economic, and cultural centre of Cambodia. The kingdom is a constitutional monarchy with Norodom Sihamoni, a monarch chosen by the Royal Throne Council, as head of state. The head of Cambodia government is Prime Minister Hun Sen who has ruled Country for over 25 years.

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