Cambodia, a country in Southeast Asia in the southern part of Indochina, cover an area of 181,035 Square kilometers and has a population of 13.124764 (2003 est.) .The country ’ s shape is an almost-square polygon, with Kampong Thom Province as its central point. The country extends 440 kilometers from west to east. This shape makes Cambodia easy for tourists to navigate and poses no difficulties for the development of tourism. Among 10 member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Cambodia rank eighth in land size and seventh in population. Its geographical location make Cambodia an easily accessible ecotourism destination for travelers in neighboring countries and other parts of the world.
The country 10th and 15th parallels north latitude and the 102nd and 108nd parallels east latitude. The country has a tropical climate- warm and humid. In the monsoon season, abundant rain allows for the cultivation of a wide variety of crops. This year- round tropical climate makes Cambodia ideal for developing tourism. Travelers need not fear natural disasters such as erupting volcanoes or earthquakes, and the country is not directly affected by tropical storms.
Boundaries of the Country :
The borders of Cambodia encompass 2,600 kilometer of which five-sixths are land and one-sixths are land one-sixth is costal border. Cambodia is bounded on the northest by the people’s Democratic Republic of Laos, on the east and southeast by the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, and on the West and Northwest by the Kingdom of Thailand.