Cambodia

Angkor What?
Birthday Surprise at Angkor Wat

 

Here you will find links to all of the blogs I have written about Cambodia and any other sites that I have come across that may be of interest to you if you are planning on travelling there.

 

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10 Interesting Facts About Cambodia

– The Cambodian flag is the only national flag that has an image of a building – the Angkor Wat.

– Half of Cambodia’s current population is younger than 15 years old.

– The ancient city of Angkor Thom could sustain up to 150,000 people

– Sometimes eaten out of necessity, spiders can be served in Cambodia as a local delicacy

– Prahok is a national ingredient in Cambodia, consisting of fermented fish

– The Cambodian river Tonle Sap reverses its flow annually and it is the only river in the world to do so.

– The country was occupied by Japan in World War II

– Human settlement in Cambodia dates back at least 7,000 years

– Chinese sources from the first century A.D. describe a powerful kingdom called “Funan” in Cambodia, which was strongly influenced by India.

– Forty percent more males are born each year than females, yet more females survive making up 64 percent of the population.

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