Unique Angkor Civilization
Area: 181,035 sq. Km. Population:11,426,223 Capital: Phnompenh. The heart of the country consists of a large central alluvial plain, drained by the Mekong river and including the Tônlé Sap (Great Lake). Mountains flank the plain in the northwest and southwest. Cambodia has a tropical monsoonal climate ideal for growing rice, the chief crop. Corn, vegetables, peanuts, tobacco, and sugar palm are also grown.
The first civilization of Cambodia existed from the 1st to 6th century in a State called Funan. In that time, trades became flourished between the East and the West, the Indian traders sailed to this region to establish Indian trading posts in order to collect goods and products during the off monsoon season....more