Cambodia

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Cambodia (also Kampuchea ; កម្ពុជា ; Cambodge), officially the Kingdom of Cambodia (ព្រះរាជាណាចក្រកម្ពុជា, prĕəh riəciənaacak kampuciə, ; Royaume du Cambodge), is a country located in the southern portion of the Indochina peninsula in Southeast Asia.wikipedia
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It is 181035 km2 in area, bordered by Thailand to the northwest, Laos to the northeast, Vietnam to the east and the Gulf of Thailand to the southwest.
Vietnam shares its land borders with China to the north, and Laos and Cambodia to the west.

Thailand

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It is 181035 km2 in area, bordered by Thailand to the northwest, Laos to the northeast, Vietnam to the east and the Gulf of Thailand to the southwest.
Thailand is bordered to the north by Myanmar and Laos, to the east by Laos and Cambodia, to the south by the Gulf of Thailand and Malaysia, and to the west by the Andaman Sea and the southern extremity of Myanmar.

Laos

LaotianLao People's Democratic RepublicLao
It is 181035 km2 in area, bordered by Thailand to the northwest, Laos to the northeast, Vietnam to the east and the Gulf of Thailand to the southwest.
Located at the heart of the Indochinese peninsula, Laos is bordered by Myanmar (Burma) and China to the northwest, Vietnam to the east, Cambodia to the southeast, and Thailand to the west and southwest.

Southeast Asia

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Cambodia (also Kampuchea ; កម្ពុជា ; Cambodge), officially the Kingdom of Cambodia (ព្រះរាជាណាចក្រកម្ពុជា, prĕəh riəciənaacak kampuciə, ; Royaume du Cambodge), is a country located in the southern portion of the Indochina peninsula in Southeast Asia.

Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh, CambodiaPhnom PehnPhnom Penh Municipality
The capital and largest city is Phnom Penh, the political, economic and cultural centre of Cambodia.
Phnom Penh ( ភ្នំពេញ, ; literally "Penh's Hill"), formerly known as Krong Chaktomuk Serimongkul (ក្រុងចតុមុខសិរីមង្គល means "The City of the Brahma's Faces") or shortly known as Krong Chaktomuk, is the capital and most populous city in Cambodia.

Hun Sen

HunPrime MinisterSamdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen
The head of government is the Prime Minister, currently Hun Sen, the longest serving non-royal leader in Southeast Asia, ruling Cambodia since 1985. The 1997 factional fighting resulted in the ousting of the government by Prime Minister Hun Sen and the Cambodian People's Party, who remain in power.
Hun Sen (ហ៊ុន សែន; born 5 August 1952) is a Cambodian politician who has served as the Prime Minister of Cambodia since 1985.

Jayavarman II

JayavarmanKing Jayavarman IIJayavarma II
In 802 AD, Jayavarman II declared himself king, uniting the warring Khmer princes of Chenla under the name "Kambuja".
770–835) was a 9th-century king of Cambodia, widely recognized as the founder of the Khmer Empire, the dominant civilisation on the Southeast Asian mainland until the mid 15th century.

Angkor Wat

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Angkor Wat is the most famous of these structures and is designated as a World Heritage Site.
Angkor Wat (អង្គរវត្ត, "City/Capital of Temples") is a Hindu temple complex in Cambodia and is the largest

Prime Minister of Cambodia

Prime MinisterDeputy Prime Minister of CambodiaPrime Minister of Kampuchea
The head of government is the Prime Minister, currently Hun Sen, the longest serving non-royal leader in Southeast Asia, ruling Cambodia since 1985.
The Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia (នាយករដ្ឋមន្ត្រីនៃព្រះរាជាណាចក្រកម្ពុជា, Premier ministre du Royaume du Cambodge) is the head of government of Cambodia.

Royal Council of the Throne

Cambodian throne councilCouncil of the ThroneElected
The kingdom is an elective constitutional monarchy with a monarch, currently Norodom Sihamoni, chosen by the Royal Council of the Throne as head of state.
The Royal Council of the Throne of Cambodia (ក្រុមប្រឹក្សារាជបល្ល័ង្ក, Conseil royal du trône du Cambodge) is a nine-member council of Cambodia responsible for selecting the Cambodian monarch.

Buddhism

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The official religion is Theravada Buddhism, practised by approximately 95 percent of the population. The Indianised kingdom facilitated the spread of first Hinduism and then Buddhism to much of Southeast Asia and undertook many religious infrastructural projects throughout the region, including the construction of more than 1,000 temples and monuments in Angkor alone.
Theravada Buddhism has a widespread following in Sri Lanka and Southeast Asia such as Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand.

Vietnam War

Vietnamwar in VietnamSecond Indochina War
The Vietnam War extended into the country with the US bombing of Cambodia from 1969 until 1973.
The Vietnam War (Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America (Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a conflict in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.

Operation Menu

Operation Breakfastbombing of Cambodiabombings in Cambodia
The Vietnam War extended into the country with the US bombing of Cambodia from 1969 until 1973.
Operation Menu was a covert United States Strategic Air Command (SAC) bombing campaign conducted in eastern Cambodia from 18 March 1969 until 26 May 1970 as part of both the Vietnam War and the Cambodian Civil War.

Cambodian coup of 1970

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Following the Cambodian coup of 1970 which installed the right-wing pro-US Khmer Republic, the deposed king gave his support to his former enemies, the Khmer Rouge.
The Cambodian coup of 1970 (រដ្ឋប្រហារឆ្នាំ ១៩៧០, Coup d'État de 1970) refers to the removal of the Cambodian Head of State, Prince Norodom Sihanouk, after a vote in the National Assembly on 18 March 1970.

Cambodian genocide

Khmer Rouge genocideCambodiagenocide
The Khmer Rouge emerged as a major power, taking Phnom Penh in 1975 and later carrying out the Cambodian genocide from 1975 until 1979, when they were ousted by Vietnam and the Vietnamese-backed People's Republic of Kampuchea, supported by the Soviet Union, in the Cambodian–Vietnamese War.
The Cambodian genocide (ហាយនភាពខ្មែរ or ការប្រល័យពូជសាសន៍ខ្មែរ, Génocide cambodgien) was carried out by Khmer Rouge under the leadership of Pol Pot, who radically pushed Cambodia towards communism.

Cambodian People's Party

CPPKampuchean People's Revolutionary PartySecretary-General of the Kampuchean People's Revolutionary Party
The 1997 factional fighting resulted in the ousting of the government by Prime Minister Hun Sen and the Cambodian People's Party, who remain in power.
The Cambodian People's Party (CPP; គណបក្សប្រជាជនកម្ពុជា, Kanakpak Pracheachon Kâmpuchéa; Parti du peuple cambodgien, PPC) has been the ruling political party of Cambodia since 1979.

List of current longest-ruling non-royal national leaders

List of current heads of government by time in officesecond longest-ruling non-royal head of statecling to power
The head of government is the Prime Minister, currently Hun Sen, the longest serving non-royal leader in Southeast Asia, ruling Cambodia since 1985.

1993 Cambodian general election

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The UN withdrew after holding elections in which around 90 percent of the registered voters cast ballots.
General elections were held in Cambodia between 23 and 28 May 1993.

Gulf of Thailand

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It is 181035 km2 in area, bordered by Thailand to the northwest, Laos to the northeast, Vietnam to the east and the Gulf of Thailand to the southwest.
The Gulf of Thailand is bordered by Cambodia, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Khmer Republic

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Following the Cambodian coup of 1970 which installed the right-wing pro-US Khmer Republic, the deposed king gave his support to his former enemies, the Khmer Rouge.
The Khmer Republic (Khmer: សាធារណរដ្ឋខ្មែរ, République khmère) was the pro–United States military-led republican government of Cambodia that was formally declared on 9 October 1970.

Ayutthaya Kingdom

Ayutthaya Kingdom (Siam)AyutthayaAyutthaya period
After the fall of Angkor to Ayutthaya in the 15th century, a reduced and weakened Cambodia was then ruled as a vassal state by its neighbours.
By 1550, the kingdom's vassals included some city-states in the Malay Peninsula, Sukhothai, Lan Na and parts of Burma and Cambodia.

Mainland Southeast Asia

IndochinaIndo-ChinaIndochinese
Cambodia (also Kampuchea ; កម្ពុជា ; Cambodge), officially the Kingdom of Cambodia (ព្រះរាជាណាចក្រកម្ពុជា, prĕəh riəciənaacak kampuciə, ; Royaume du Cambodge), is a country located in the southern portion of the Indochina peninsula in Southeast Asia.
It includes the countries of Myanmar (Burma), Thailand, peninsular Malaysia, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam.

2018 Cambodian general election

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Constitutionally a multi-party liberal democracy, the country is effectively governed under one-party rule as of 2018.
General elections were held in Cambodia on Sunday, 29 July 2018 to elect members of the sixth National Assembly.

Angkor

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The Indianised kingdom facilitated the spread of first Hinduism and then Buddhism to much of Southeast Asia and undertook many religious infrastructural projects throughout the region, including the construction of more than 1,000 temples and monuments in Angkor alone.
The Angkorian period may have begun shortly after 800 AD, when the Khmer King Jayavarman II announced the independence of Kambujadesa (Cambodia) from Java and established his capital of Hariharalaya (now known as Roluos) at the northern end of Tonlé Sap.

Operation Freedom Deal

American bombing campaigns1973American bombing in Cambodia
The Vietnam War extended into the country with the US bombing of Cambodia from 1969 until 1973.
Operation Freedom Deal was a United States Seventh Air Force interdiction and close air support campaign waged in Cambodia, a neutral country, between 19 May 1970 and 15 August 1973, as an expansion of the Vietnam War, as well as the Cambodian Civil War.