Cambodia, a country in Southeast Asia in the southern part of Indochina, covers an area of 181,035 square kilometers and has a population of 13.124764 million (2003 est.). The country’s shape is an almost-square polygon, with Kampong Thom province as it central point. The country extends 440 kilometers from north to south and 560 kilometers from west to east. This shape makes Cambodian easy for tourists to navigate and poses no difficulties for the development of tourism.
Among the 10 member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Cambodia ranks eighth in land size and seventh in population. Its geographical location makes Cambodia an easily accessible ecotourism destination for travelers in neighboring counties and other parts of the world.
The country is situated geographically between 10th and 15th latitudes north and the 102nd and 108th longitudes east. The country has a tropical climate-warm and humid. In the monsoon season, abundant rain allows for the cultivation of a wide variety of crops. This year-round tropical climate makes Cambodia ideal for developing tourism. Travelers need not fear natural disasters such as erupting volcanoes or earthquakes, and the country is not directly affected by tropical storms.