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  2. Chinese Cambodians - Wikipedia

    The increased resurgence of Chinese cultural and economic activity in 21st-century Cambodia has triggered distrust, resentment, and anti-Chinese sentiment among the poorer indigenous Khmer majority, many of whom eke out a rudimentary daily living engaging in rural agrarian rice peasantry or fishing in stark socioeconomic contrast to their ...

  3. Cambodia - Wikipedia

    An ethnic map of Cambodia. The vast majority of Cambodia's population is of ethnic Khmer origin (over 95%) who are speakers of the Khmer language, the country's sole official language. Cambodia's population is largely homogeneous. Its minority groups include Chams (1.2%), Vietnamese (0.1%) and Chinese (0.1%).

  4. Ethnic groups in Cambodia - Wikipedia

    A Khmer village meeting. The Khmers are one of the oldest ethnic groups in the area, having filtered into Southeast Asia around the same time as the Mon.Most archaeologists and linguists, and other specialists like Sinologists and crop experts, believe they arrived no later than 2000 BCE (over four thousand years ago) bringing with them the practice of agriculture and in particular the ...

  5. Cambodian cuisine - Wikipedia

    Congee ( បបរ, babar) A Cambodian dish of Chinese origin. A type of white rice porridge with or without meat (chicken, pork, fish, dried fish, seafood, snails, or frog legs) served with a wide array of condiments ( fish floss, pickled vegetables, fried garlic, fish sauce, chilli flakes, chilli oil, and fresh herbs).

  6. Khmer language - Wikipedia

    Khmer ( / kəˈmɛər /; [2] ខ្មែរ, UNGEGN: Khmêr [kʰmae]) is an Austroasiatic language spoken by the Khmer people, and the official and national language of Cambodia. Khmer has been influenced considerably by Sanskrit and Pali, especially in the royal and religious registers, through Hinduism and Buddhism.

  7. 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.

  8. Cambodian–Vietnamese War - Wikipedia–Vietnamese_War

    Cambodian–Vietnamese War. Cambodian–Vietnamese War. Part of the Third Indochina War, the Cold War in Asia, and the Sino-Soviet split. Vietnamese soldiers entering Phnom Penh in January 1979. Date. 23 December 1978 – 26 September 1989. (10 years, 9 months and 3 days) Location. Cambodia, Southern Vietnam, eastern Thailand.

  9. Angkor Wat - Wikipedia

    Angkor Wat (/ ˌ æ ŋ k ɔːr ˈ w ɒ t /; Khmer: អង្គរវត្ត, "City/Capital of Temples") is a temple complex in Cambodia 2; 402 acres). The Guinness World Records considers it as the largest religious structure in the world. Originally constructed as a Hindu temple dedicated to the god Vishnu for the Khmer Empire by King Suryavarman II during the 12th century, it was ...