Cambodia is a country located in South-Eastern Asia. There are 3 countries (Laos, Thailand, Viet Nam) that Cambodia shares its borders with. The official language of Cambodia is Khmer. Traveling across Cambodia if English is your first (and only) language may be difficult due to language barriers.
In the EF English Competency Index (EF EPI), which assesses the language proficiency of non-native speaking countries, Cambodia was ranked 97th out of 100 countries in 2021.
The national currency in Cambodia is Cambodian riel (KHR). The riel (៛) is subdivided into 10 kak.
With today’s currency rate, 1 EUR is worth 4475.13 KHR and 1 USD is worth 4115.78 KHR.
Check with your bank before your trip to find out if there are any fees for using your card abroad. Some banks do not charge fees when you use a foreign ATM or pay in foreign currency, but others may charge a fixed cost for each transaction or allow a limited number of free withdrawals. The travel card provided by Wise.com, Revolut or Monose might be an excellent option to cut down on transaction fees.
Ookla® Speedtest The average fixed internet speed in Cambodia is 42.07 Mbps and mobile is 37.1 Mbs.The global average is 171.07 Mbps and 126.25 Mbps respectively.
ATM Density When compared to the world average, Cambodia has less ATMs.31.61 ATMs per 100,000 people.The global average is 39.49.
SIM Registration In order to purchase a SIM card in Cambodia, a passport or ID is required as identification.
There are 3 socket types used in Cambodia. Type A & Type B are widespread in North America (incl. the U.S.), Central America, Japan, and the Philippines. Type C is a popular socket type throughout Europe (except the United Kingdom), Russia, and certain Asian countries. Type G is not very common around the world, so it might be a good idea to check if your electronics need an adapter.
The sockets’ shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).
What hotel chains are present in Cambodia?
There are no Mariott hotels in Cambodia.
There are no Hilton hotels in Cambodia.
The IHG hotel chain operates in Cambodia.
What fast food chains are present in Cambodia?
The McDonald’s chain does not operate in Cambodia.
The KFC chain operates in Cambodia.
The Burger King chain does not operate in Cambodia.
What is the weather like in Phnom Penh?
Weather data for Phnom Penh (capital city) by Open-Meteo.com
Railways There are passenger trains operating between some cities.
Subway Systems There is no subway system in any city.
Taxi Apps Unfortunately neither Uber nor Bolt are available in Cambodia.
Emergency phones in Cambodia
Smoking & Alcohol
Smoking ban There is no national smoke-free law, but some areas may have their own rules.
Cananbis legality Both recreational and medicinal use of cannabis is prohibited.
The products are only for your own use or consumption, or as a present for members of your household. They may not be imported for commercial purposes under any circumstances.
- 2L of alcohol drinks
- 200 cigarettes or 50 cigars or 200 grams of tobacco