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Cambodja

Geography

Capital:

Phnom Penh

Area:

total: 181,035 sq km
land: 176,515 sq km
water: 4,520 sq km

Land boundries:

total: 2,530 km
border countries (3): Laos 555 km, Thailand 817 km, Vietnam 1158 km

13 00 N, 105 00 E

Terrain:

mostly low, flat plains; mountains in southwest and north

Natural resources:

oil and gas, timber, gemstones, iron ore, manganese, phosphates, hydropower potential, arable land

Land use:

agricultural land: 32.1% (2011 est.)
arable land: 22.7% (2011 est.) / permanent crops: 0.9% (2011 est.) / permanent pasture: 8.5% (2011 est.)
forest: 56.5% (2011 est.)
other: 11.4% (2011 est.)

People & Society

Population:

16,449,519 (July 2018 est.)

Buddhist (official) 96.9%, Muslim 1.9%, Christian 0.4%, other 0.8% (2008 est.)

Death rate:

7.4 deaths/1,000 population (2018 est.)

Infant mortality rate:

total: 46.1 deaths/1,000 live births (2018 est.)
male: 52.5 deaths/1,000 live births (2018 est.)
female: 39.5 deaths/1,000 live births (2018 est.)

Health expenditures:

5.7% of GDP (2014)

Physicians density:

0.14 physicians/1,000 population (2014)

Hospital bed density:

0.8 beds/1,000 population (2015)

Major infectious diseases:

degree of risk: very high (2016)
food or waterborne diseases: bacterial diarrhea, hepatitis A, and typhoid fever (2016)
vectorborne diseases: dengue fever, Japanese encephalitis, and malaria (2016)