Description flag of Cambodia
three horizontal bands of blue (top), red (double width), and blue with a white three-towered temple representing Angkor Wat outlined in black in the center of the red band
only national flag to incorporate an actual building in its design
Preahreacheanachakr Kampuchea (phonetic pronunciation) (long)
Khmer Republic, Democratic Kampuchea, People's Republic of Kampuchea, State of Cambodia
Cambodian(s) (noun) Kampuchea (adjective)
Khmer (official) 95%, French, English
multiparty democracy under a constitutional monarchy
14,241,640 ranked 65, (data 2008)
a land of paddies and forests dominated by the Mekong River and Tonle Sap. The lowest point is Gulf of Thailand 0 m.
2,572km, Laos 541 km, Thailand 803 km, Vietnam 1,228 km.
20 provinces (khaitt, singular and plural) and 4 municipalities* (krong, singular and plural)
provinces: Banteay Mean Cheay, Batdambang, Kampong Cham, Kampong Chhnang, Kampong Spoe, Kampong Thum, Kampot, Kandal, Kaoh Kong, Krachen, Mondol Kiri, Otdar Mean Cheay, Pouthisat, Preah Vihear, Prey Veng, Rotanah Kiri, Siem Reab, Stoeng Treng, Svay Rieng, Takev; municipalities: Keb, Pailin, Phnum Penh (Phnom Penh), Preah Seihanu (Sihanoukville)
9 November 1953 (from France)