His Majesty Preah Bat Samdech Preah Norodom Sihanouk

Royal Crest

Upon the reinstatement of King Norodom Sihanouk, the Royal Arms of Cambodia was also reinstated for official use.

Here are The Royal Crest parts and what it symbolizes:

  • Sun – Khmer civilisation;
  • Umbrellas – King and Queen of Cambodia;
  • King’s sword – Equal justice and power;
  • Mythological lions – the power of the people of Cambodia supporting the throne;
  • Gold colour
  • The sovereignty of the Kingdom of Cambodia

The Kingdom of Cambodia Flag

The colours of The Kingdom of Cambodia’s flag is a reflection of the Nation Religion King trilogy.

  • Red represents the nation
  • White represents the religion
  • Blue represents the king/throne/royalty

The King Majesty Norodom Sihanouk

1922: The king was born on October 31, 1922 to Norodom Suramarit and Sisowath Kossamak.

1941: He was crowned as king on April 24, 1941.

1946: He went to Saumur, France at the Armoured Cavalry Branch Training School to start his military training.

1955: He abdicated in favor of Norodom Suramarit, his father.

1960: When his father died, he became the head of state on June 13, 1960.

1970: Ousted in a coup supported by US General Lon Nol and exiled in Beijing.

1981: He founded FUNCINPEC, a resistance movement, and became its president.

1987: HM Sihanouk and Hun Sen, PRK government’s prime minister, met for the first time to discuss the end of the Cambodian-Vietnam War.

1993: In September, he became king again after the Cambodia National Assembly elected to restore the monarchy.

2012: The king died on October 15, 2012.

Cambodia’s Ambassadors

Koy Kuong
Australia

Nom Piseth
Belgium

Ouk Chandara
Brunei

Khek Cai Mealy Sysoda
China

Heng Sokphal
Cuba

Chem Widhya
France

Touch Sopharath
Germany

Pichkun Panha
India

Hor Nambora
Indonesia

Chea Kimtha
Japan

Tan Bunpa
Kuwait

Cheng Manith
Laos

Rath Many
Malaysia

Sok Chea
Myanmar

Sin Bunthoeun
North Korea

Tuot Panha
Philippines

Ker Vicsith
Russia

Nguon Sokveng
Singapore

Long Dimanche
South Korea

Ney Samol
Switzerland

Ouk Sorphorn
Thailand

Long Visalo
United Kingdom

Chum Bun Rong
United States

Prak Nguon Hong
Vietnam

Tuy Ry
United Nations

Royal Palace

Royal Palace
Throne

Silver pagoda

Films and Music

1968
Tep Sodachan

1971
Pos Keng Kang

1972
An Euil Srey An

1974
Chompa Toung

1984
Kuon Euy Madai Ahp

1993
See Ang Kor and Die

1994
Rice People

1998
One Evening After the War

2003
The Weird Villa

2006
The Red Sense

2008
Heart Talk

2009
Who Am I?

2012
Fool In Love

2017
Jailbreak