Adventures in Phnom Penh Sunway Hotel Tonle Sap which is a royal palace built in 1813 Independence Monument: Built in 1958 to symbolize independence gained from France in 1953 Come back to hotel and eat dinner
Sihanoukville Cloud 9 Bungalow $80 Stay for 3 day We will be eating at the restaurant at the hotel.
Battambang activities Stay at Sanctuary Villa $70 Eat breakfast at the hotel Go to Wat Ek- Templebuilt in 1027 during reign of Jarvarman Then we go to Barseat Temple built during reign of King Soriyak Varman 1002-1050 Leave Battambang and travel back to phnom pehn to catch our flight
Country Facts Population: 14,805,358 Delicacies: curries, fermented fish paste, fried spider, crunchy crickets Regional foods: Tropical fruits, rice, noodles, soups Requirements for visiting is a passport and $20 entry fee. Religion: 96% is Buddhism, 2% is Islam, 1% Christianity
Government Unitary parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy They have a King, Prime minister, Senate, and President of national assembly They have a Legislator Branch which is divided by upper house(senate) and the lower house (national assembly)
Economy GDP 32 billion and GDP growth is 6.5% Major exports are rice, fish, timber, garments, and rubber Major Imports are machinery, pharmaceutically products, cigarettes, gold, petroleum products, and cars
Climate temp is typically 69 to 95 degrees driest period is from January to February Two seasons: rain season is from May to October, dry season lasts from November to April
Geography description of Phnom Penh Cambodia’s capital lies at the junction of the Mekong and Tonle Sap rivers, about 170 miles from the Mekong's mouth. Population: about 2 million
Geography description of Batambang The provincial capital of Battambang is the second largest city in Cambodia (2007 estimated population around 1/4 million people). It is located in one of the biggest rice-growing areas in Southeast Asia. The average altitude of the province is around 50m. The province is bordering to the North with Banteay Meanchey, to the West with Thailand, to the East and South with Pursat and the great lake Tonle Sap. The country's total surface is about 11,702 sq/km with around 67.7 inh/sqkm. The city is on both the highway and railroad linking Phnom Penh with Thailand; after the outbreak (1970) of civil war in Cambodia, the Battambang-Phnom Penh road was a prime target of the Khmer Rouge insurgents, who, by capturing it, severed Phnom Penh from its major source of rice.Battambang was acquired by Thailand in 1809 and returned to Cambodia in 1907. The city has also a technical university.
Geography of sihanoukville Sihanoukville is located in Southern Cambodia on the coast of the Gulf of Thailand. It borders Koh Kong to the North, Kampot to the East, and the Gulf of Thailand. The area of the province is 868 square kilometers (MAFF www.maff.gov.kh). The topography of the municipality is variable from coastal areas to lowland/ upland mosaic in the northern hinterland.
Brief history of Cambodia The Funan Kingdom, believed to have started around the first century BC, is the first known kingdom of Cambodia An alphabetical system, religions and architectural styles were also Indian contributions to the Funan Kingdom. Cambodia was ravaged by Vietnamese and Thai invasions and wars up until the 19th century
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