Cambodia is a well-known country in South-east Asia, steeped in history and rich culture. But 2 decades of war destroyed nearly the entire society, including the social economic infrastructure and human resources that are the key factors in developing a country.
Land boundaries: It located in South-east Asia within the Indochina peninsula and is bordered between Vietnam on the east and south-east, Thailand on the west and south-west and Laos on the north-east. This region corresponds to the present area of mainland South-east Asia. The kingdom of Cambodia has made the agreements on political and development cooperation with these neighboring countries.
Dimension: Kingdom of Cambodia comprises 181 035 square kilometers and has population of about 15 million. Its shape is an almost-square polygon, with the Kompong Thom province as is a centre. It extends 440 kilometers wide from the north to south and 560 kilometers long from the west to east. Among the lomenta countries of the association of the southeast Asia-Nations (ASEAN), Cambodia ranks eighth in land size & seventh in population.
Its geographical location makes Cambodia as easily accessible ecotourism destination for the trader in neighboring countries and the other parts of the world. The country is situated geographically between the 10th and 15th parallels of northern latitude and the 102nd and 108th parallels along eastern longitude. Cambodia has a tropical climate-warm and humid. It’s affected by Asian monsoon with abundant rain to enable growth of vegetation and all variety of crops with these characteristics makes Cambodia a favorable for developing tourism. Tourism development is highly desirable due to warm climate for year around. In addition, Cambodia doesn’t have any serious natural disaster like volcano, typhoon, and earthquake because Cambodia situates under the direction of storm. Cambodia can offer much business opportunity.
Topography of land: Cambodia’s surface is deep and plain at the center. It’s surrounded by mountains and plateaus, which are the wind-breakers. The south-western part lies the coastal area.
Climate: It has a tropical climate-warm and humid. It is affected by Asian Monsoon with abundant rain to enable growth of vegetation and all varieties of crops. With these characteristics make Cambodia a favorable for the developing tourism. Tourist development is highly desirable due to warm climate for year around. In addition, Cambodian doesn’t have any serious natural disasters like volcano, typhoon, and earthquake, because Cambodia situates under the direction of storm. Cambodia can offer much business opportunity both in the present and future.