|Political regime||Constitutional Monarchy – Political stability since 1997
Head of State: His Majesty the King, Preah Bat Samdech Preah Norodom Sihamoni
Head of Government: His Excellency Prime Minister Samdech Hun Sen
The official language is Khmer
Buddhism is the state religion and followed by the majority of Cambodians.
|Ethnic composition||90-95% Khmer Ethnic
Minorities: Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, Japanese, Lao, Tai, Chams, Phnong, Mnong, Tampuan, Kuy, Stieng.
Large western expats community including French, Australian, Swiss, Americans, Russians.
|Currency||Khmer Riel (USD 1 = 4000 riels approximately)
USD are commonly used in all transactions
|Major bank holidays||
Khmer New Year: mid April (3 days)
|Health||No particular vaccination is required. Yet it is advised to consult your doctor or get the latest information from the Pasteur Institute.|
|Means of transportation||Plane, car, bus, minivan, taxi in town and provinces|
|Accommodation||From 30 usd for a standard hotel room|
|Food/catering||Both Asian and western foods are available|
3G/4G internet / Widely spread Wifi spots
|Electricity||Short cuts are frequent in the countryside, use of private generators|
Tab drinking water is not advised.