Cambodia Overview Nations // Southeast Asia



OVERVIEW Cambodia is located on the southern tip of the Indochinese peninsula, bordered by Thailand to the west and north, Vietnam to the east and Laos to the north. The Gulf of Thailand lies to the southeast of the country. Largely due to its central location in Southeast Asia, Cambodia has experienced numerous invasions, wars and occupation. Between 1975 and 1979, around 2 million (estimates vary widely) were killed by the Khmer Rouge, one of the worst genocides in modern times. The...

 

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