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Phnom Penh is the capital and largest city of Cambodia. It was founded in 1434 and nowadays it is the Kingdom’s central hub of industrial, economic, political and diplomatic activities. By the 1920s Phnom Penh was known as the Pearl of Asia, and during the 1940’s major improvements and modernization to the city’s infrastructure were orchestrated by the former King Norodom Sihanouk.


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Koh Rong and Koh Rong Samloem are two islands located about 20 and 25 km respectively off the coast in the Gulf of Thailand. These islands have developed into prime holiday destinations with pristine white beaches, clear blue water and very limited development. A number of TV shows have been filmed in these islands due to their incredible beauty; in fact a production company has set up permanent quarters in the islands.


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Mondulkiri is the largest province in Cambodia and the most sparsely populated. Before the Vietnam War this area was part of Kratie Province until the King Norodom Sihanouk ordered its creation. The region is home to the Bunong people, an ethnic group that had occupied the provincial area for over 2000 years.


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The famous UNESCO World Heritage site of Angkor is the largest religious building ever constructed and it’s been named the ‘ultimate expression of Khmer genius’ and one of the greatest ancient temples in the world.


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The Tonle Sap Lake is located only 15 km south of Siem Reap Town. The area is one of the world’s most diverse and productive ecosystems and since 1997 it is recognised as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.


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Despite having a turbulent history Cambodians are well known for their optimism, infectious smiles, courage and indissoluble spirit. Although there is plenty to do and see in Cambodia, the real treasure is its people.


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Sihanoukville province is located at the south-west of Cambodia. It was named in honor of the king Norodom Sihanouk, who coordinated the establishment and development of the city and municipality alongside the construction of the only deep-water port in Cambodia to strengthen the country’s international trade.


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Kratie is the capital of Kratie Province. This little charming town is famous for its sunsets on the Mekong River and it is also considered one of the best places on earth to see the critically endangered species of Irrawaddy dolphins. The town has a very attractive riverside scenery and its surrounding areas are indeed worth exploring; lush green villages full of palm, banana and mango trees, some pretty amazing views across the Mekong and lots of smiles.


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Ratanakiri Province is an administrative area located in northeast Cambodia that borders the countries of Laos and Vietnam. The area is considered a prime eco-tourism destination with many waterways, mountains, volcanic lakes, the Virachey National Park, waterfalls and more. Additionally Ratanakiri’s lowland tropical rainforest is one of the most biologically diverse ecosystems in Southeast Asia; it is an important site for conservation of endangered species.


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Siem Reap is best known as the gateway to Angkor, the now famous World Heritage-listed complex of over 400 ancient temples. However this town has much more to offer; the rapid development driven by the tourism sector is making Siem Reap a very unique and interesting destination.

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