Cambodia factsGeography quiz
What building is on the flag of Cambodia?
Angkor Wat. Since around 1850, the Cambodian flag has featured a depiction of Angkor Wat in the centre.
What is the dominant religion in Cambodia?
Buddhism. Around the 13th century, monks from Sri Lanka introduced Theravada Buddhism to Southeast Asia. The religion spread and eventually displaced Hinduism and Mahayana Buddhism as the popular religion of Angkor. It became the official state relifion in 1295.
Where is The Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum located?
In Cambodia. The Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum is a museum in Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia, chronicling the Cambodian genocide. The site is a former secondary school which was used as Security Prison 21 (S-21) by the Khmer Rouge regime from its rise to power in 1975 to its fall in 1979. From 1976 to 1979, an estimated 20,000 people were imprisoned at Tuol Sleng. Tuol Sleng was just one of at least 150 torture and execution centers established by the Khmer Rouge.
What is the highest mountain in Cambodia?
Phnom Aural is the tallest mountain in Cambodia at an elevation of 5,948 feet above the sea level. Around Phnom Aural Mountain, Phnom Aural Wildlife Sanctuary was established which contains over ten species of large mammals including tigers, elephants, and leopards. There is a Buddha shrine at the summit of Phnom Aural Mountain.