Introduction

Summary

A kingdom in southeast Asia bordering the Gulf of Thailand and situated between Thailand, Vietnam and Laos.

Cities

Capital: Phnom Penh

Principal Ports

Kampong Saom (Sihanoukville), Kampot, Krong Kaoh Kong, Phnom Penh

Population

16.0 million

International Country Code

KH

Language(s)

Cambodian (Khmer — official), but English and French are spoken in business circles.

Weights and Measures

Metric

Electricity Supply

230V, 50Hz

International Direct Dialling Code

00 855

Time

7 hours ahead of GMT.

Public Holidays

DateHoliday NameObservance
01 Jan 2019International New Year's Day
07 Jan 2019Victory Day over the Genocidal Regime
19 Feb 2019Meaka Bochea DaySouth-East Asian
08 Mar 2019International Women's Rights Day
14 Apr 2019Cambodian New YearSolar
15 Apr 2019Cambodian New Year HolidaySolar
16 Apr 2019Cambodian New Year HolidaySolar
17 Apr 2019Cambodian New Year HolidaySolar
01 May 2019International Labour Day
13 May 2019King Norodom Sihamoni's Birthday
14 May 2019King's Birthday Holiday
15 May 2019King's Birthday Holiday
18 May 2019Visakh Bochea Day (Buddha Day)South-East Asian
20 May 2019National Day of Remembrance
22 May 2019Royal Ploughing Ceremony (Pithi Chrat Preah Neanng Korl)South-East Asian
01 Jun 2019International and Cambodian Children's Day
18 Jun 2019Ex-Queen Norodom Monineath's Birthday
24 Sep 2019Constitution Day (Recoronation of King Norodom Sihanouk)
27 Sep 2019Bonn Phchum Ben (Ancestors' Day)South-East Asian
28 Sep 2019Bonn Phchum Ben HolidaySouth-East Asian
29 Sep 2019Bonn Phchum Ben HolidaySouth-East Asian
30 Sep 2019Bonn Phchum Ben HolidaySouth-East Asian
15 Oct 2019Day of Hommage for the late King Father (Norodom Sihanouk)
23 Oct 2019Commemoration of the Paris Peace Agreements of 1991
29 Oct 2019King Norodom Sihamony's Coronation Day
09 Nov 2019National Independence Day
10 Nov 2019Bonn Om Touk (Water Festival)South-East Asian
11 Nov 2019Bonn Om Touk HolidaySouth-East Asian
12 Nov 2019Bonn Om Touk HolidaySouth-East Asian
13 Nov 2019Bonn Om Touk HolidaySouth-East Asian
10 Dec 2019International Human Rights Day

Documentation

Bills of Lading

Cambodian customs require a bill of lading, packing list and invoice for all shipments. Goods shipped through Vietnam via the Mekong River must also have a transit licence.

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