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GEOGRAPHY

Location: The Kingdom of Cambodia is in Southeastern Asia, bordering the Gulf of Thailand, between Thailand, Vietnam, and Laos. Administratively, Cambodia is composed of 20 provinces, 4 municipalities,183 districts, and 1609 communes.

Map references: Southeast Asia

Area:
total: 181,035 sq km

Land boundaries:
total: 2,572 km
border countries: Laos 541 km, Thailand 803 km, Vietnam 1,228 km

Coastline: 440 km

Climate: tropical; rainy, monsoon season (May to November); dry season (December to April); little seasonal temperature variation

Terrain: mostly low, flat plains; mountains in southwest and north

The Map of the Kingdom of Cambodia

Elevation extremes: lowest point: Gulf of Thailand 0 m, highest point: Phnom Aural 1771 m

Natural resources: timber, gemstones, some iron ore, manganese, phosphates, hydropower potential

Natural hazards: monsoonal rains (June to November); flooding; occasional droughts

Environment—international agreements:
party to: Biodiversity, Climate Change, Desertification, Endangered Species, Marine Life Conservation, Ship Pollution, Tropical Timber 94, Law of the Sea, Marine Dumping.

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The Royal Embassy of Cambodia in Canberra
5 Canterbury Crescent, Deakin, ACT 2600, Australia
Telephone: +61 2 6273 1259 or +61 2 6273 1154, Fax: +61 2 6273 1053
Email: CambodianEmbassy@ozemail.com.au