Cambodia's geography has played a substantial role in shaping its history. Its central location along the Indochinese Peninsula and relatively flat terrain facilitated the rise of the Khmer Empire which flourished from its base in Angkor for over 500 years.
Phnom Penh Khmer: ភ្នំពេញ, formerly known as Krong Chaktomuk Serimongkul or shortly known as Krong Chaktomuk is the capital and most populous city in Cambodia. Phnom Penh has been the national capital since French colonization of Cambodia and has grown to become the nation's economic, industrial, and cultural center.
Peak Travel Period: Dec-Mar Currency: Cambodia Riel (KHR)
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