Flag of Cambodia (GIF)


The national flag of Cambodia is composed of three horizontal stripes: blue, red (double width) and blue, with a depiction of Angkor Wat (a religious monument) in white, which is centered on the red stripe. The blue color represents liberty, cooperation, and brotherhood. Angkor Wat symbolizes integrity, justice, and heritage, and the red color refers to bravery. The height-to-width ratio of the flag is 16:25, and the flag was adopted in 1948.

Its coat of arms consists of various royal elements supported by two royal lions and is the symbol of the Cambodian monarchy.

The Cambodia flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the world globe.
Cambodia, officially the Kingdom of Cambodia, is a sovereign state located in the southern portion of the Indochina peninsula in Southeast Asia. Its capital is Phnom Penh, and its population is about 16,290,000.

The waving flag of Cambodia with its royal coat of arms (unofficial)


COUNTRY PROFILE
Capital and largest city:Phnom Penh (pop. 2,235,000)
Other major cities:Ta Khmau (195,895)
Serei Saophoan (181,396)
Battambang (180,853)
Siem Reap (174,265)
Official languages:Khmer
Region:South-eastern Asia
Ethnic groups:97.6% Khmer
1.2% Chams
0.1% Vietnamese
0.1% Chinese
1% other
Religion:96.9% Buddhism (official)
2.0% Islam
0.5% Folk religion
0.4% Christianity
0.2% unaffiliated
Demonym:Cambodian
Area:181,035 km²
(69,898 sq mi)
Population:16,290,000
Currency:Riel


Keywords: Flag and royal arms of Cambodia (Khmer: ទង់ជាតិនិងព្រះរាជទ្រព្យរបស់ប្រទេសកម្ពុជា; French: Drapeau et armoiries royales du Cambodge), GIF

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