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  2. Preah Vihear Temple - Wikipedia

    Location. The temple was built at the top of Poy Tadi, a steep cliff in the Dângrêk Mountain range which is the natural border between Cambodia and Thailand. The Temple is currently listed by Cambodia as being in Svay Chrum Village, Kan Tout Commune, in Choam Khsant District of Preah Vihear Province of northern Cambodia.

  3. Cambodia - Wikipedia

    The Kingdom of Cambodia is the official English name of the country. The English Cambodia is an anglicisation of the French Cambodge, which in turn is the French transliteration of the Khmer កម្ពុជា ( Kâmpŭchéa, pronounced [kampuciə] ). Kâmpŭchéa is the shortened alternative to the country's official name in Khmer ...

  4. Khmer people - Wikipedia

    Khmer beliefs also rely heavily on astrology, a remnant of Hinduism. A fortune teller, called hao-ra (astrologists) or kru teay in Khmer, is often consulted before major events, like choosing a spouse, beginning an important journey or business venture, setting the date for a wedding and determining the proper location for building new structures.

  5. Ancient Khmer Highway - Wikipedia

    Ancient Khmer Highway. The Ancient Khmer Highway was a 225 km (140 mi) roadway going northwest between Angkor (in Cambodia) and Phimai (Vimayapura) (now in Thailand ). [citation needed] While it was not the only such road built by the Khmer, it was the most important one. [citation needed]

  6. Traditional Khmer Housing - Wikipedia

    The Traditional Khmer Housing refers to the construction and assigned usage of houses or buildings by the Khmer people since the ancient time and evolved until today. In Cambodia, there are many Khmer style houses that are built in different ways depending on hierarchy and purposes. In special terms, the house is a symbol of prosperity in the ...

  7. National Museum of Cambodia - Wikipedia

    The National Museum of Cambodia is located on Street 13 in central Phnom Penh, to the north of the Royal Palace and on the west side of Veal Preah Man square. The visitors' entrance to the compound is at the corner of Streets 13 and 178. The Royal University of Fine Arts is located on the west side of the museum.

  8. Phnom Penh - Wikipedia

    Phnom Penh (/ p ə ˌ n ɒ m ˈ p ɛ n, ˌ p n ɒ m-/; Khmer: ភ្នំពេញ, Phnum Pénh [pʰnomˈpɨɲ]) is the capital and most populous city of Cambodia.It has been the national capital since the French protectorate of Cambodia and has grown to become the nation's primate city and its economic, industrial, and cultural centre.