Official Name: Kingdom of Cambodia
Religions: Theravada Buddhism 95%; Islam; animism; atheism
Capital: Phnom Penh (population 10.6 million)
Per Capita GDP: $275
Languages: Khmer (official), some French still spoken, English increasingly popular
Currency: Riel
(~3800 riel  = $1.00 US)

Our Route:  We flew directly to Siem Reap, the town adjancent to the Angkor ruins, from Bangkok.  We would have liked to have had more time to visit other areas of the country, but we had to get on to Vietnam in time for the Tet (new year) festivities.  So, after four days in Siem Reap, we flew directly to Saigon.


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