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Cambodia international travel advice

Cambodia

Cambodia is part of Asia with main city at Phnom Penh. Its Least Developed country with a population of 16M people. The main currency is Riel. The languages spoken are Khmer. the Kingdom of Cambodia is the formal name of Cambodia It is adviced to Exercise normal safety precautions Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs, languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
πŸ‘ Least Developed Β  🌀️ ~24.69 Β°C Β  🌧 ~34.20 mmΒ  πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘¦β€πŸ‘¦ 16M people

Advice

⚠️ Travel advice

Exercise normal safety precautions

​Expect large crowds in Phnom Penh from 9 β€’ 12 November for the annual Water Festival. Be alert. Monitor local media. Pay attention to your personal security and avoid any political gatherings and demonstrations (see Safety and security). We haven’t changed our level of advice – 'exercise normal safety precautions' in Cambodia.

issued date: November 4, 2019

General

πŸ”Œ Sockets

Cambodia uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type A, Type C and Type G.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Khmer

Money

πŸ’± Currencies Used

Cambodia uses the Cambodian riel (symbol: ?), code KHR.Banknotes come in denominations of 100000, 50000, 20000, 10000, 5000, 2000, 1000, 500, 100 and 50 riels. Riel is subdivided into 100 sens. Coins come in denominations of 500, 200, 100 and 50 riels.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are rare in Cambodia. Your best bet is to look for them in large cities and community places.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM β€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.

πŸ’β€β™‚οΈ Tipping

Not expected, but can leave extra tip Tipping is usually not expected in Cambodia. However, if you are satisfied with the service provided you can show your appreciation by leaving a small β€˜extra’ tip.

Calling

πŸ“‘ Internet

Internet speed in Cambodia is on average 4.4 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Cambodia is low. It is not as easy to find one.

πŸ“± Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 10,096.95 KHR, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 5 telecoms: Cellcard, Metfone, Seatel, Smart or qb. Cambodia uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Cambodia upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

πŸ“ž Calling

To call Cambodia, dial +, then 855 (the country code for Cambodia), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Cambodia, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 23 .

Driving

πŸ›£οΈ Road rules

In Cambodia you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 120 km/h (74 mph) on motorways, 120 km/h (74 mph) on expressways, 60-80 km/h (37-49 mph) in all built-up areas and 90 km/h (55 mph) on undivided highways.

πŸ†˜ Emergency

Universal

112

Police

112

Ambulance

112

Fire department

112

Last updated: December 5, 2019