Cambodian Country Fact
Cambodia is located in Southeast Asia, in the Southern part of Indochina. It is easily accessible from within the region and worldwide. Among the 10 countries of ASEAN, Cambodia, with a land area of 181,035 square kilometres.
Cambodia lies between 10 and 15 degrees latitude north and between 102 and 107 degrees longtitude east making it a tropical, warm and humid country. The year-round warm climate and seasonal monsoon rains ensure lush growth and development.
The land mass is almost square with the central point being Kampong Thom province set in a deep plain surrounded by mountains and plateaus to the North, East and West. The capital Phnom Penh is located on the plain. To the South, the 440kms of coastal waters are rich in tropical fish, pristine white sand beaches, beautiful uninhabited islands and clear air.
Cambodia's 2600 km border touches Laos to the North, Vietnam to the East and Southeast, Thailand to the West and the Gulf of Thailand to the South. The Kingdom of Cambodia has cooperative political agreements with its neighbours. This, plus the geography, makes traveling within Cambodia and beyond easy. As well, Cambodia escapes the worst of the storms, earthquakes and volcanic activity that can occur in Southeast Asia.