The Kingdom of Cambodia formerly known as Kampuchea, is a country in Southeast Asia with a population of almost 15 million people.

Cambodia is the successor state of the once-powerful Hindu and Buddhist Khmer Empire, which ruled most of the Indochinese Peninsula between the eleventh and fourteenth centuries.

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Capital: Phnom Penh
Currency: Riel
Religions: Buddhism
Languages: Khmer

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