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French Culture Project

Cambodia http://www.seriouseats.com/2012/11/13-cambodian-dishes-you-should-know.htmlhttp://www.tourismcambodia.org/company/index.php?pccat=3#comp

Sunny Cheng

on 28 August 2014

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-population of about 15,205,539 people

-Khmer 90%, Vietnamese 5%, Chinese 1%,
other 4%

-most are Theravada Buddhists
Southeast Asia
-the capital is Phnom Penh
-during mid to late 19th century, France took over
-in 1953, France returned independence
-languages: Khmer (official) 95%, French & English made up the remaining 5%
Apsara Dance
Angkor Wat
Lotus Flower
royal palace in capital
Cambodia's flag
World's largest temple built in the 12th century
Significant to Buddhism; symbolize faith, fortune, & purification
National flower decreed by King Sihamoni in 2005
150 Riels = 4 cents in USA
-Cha houy teuk= jelly dessert for 1000 riel (about US $0.25)
-Khmer red curry= uses coconut milk & not as spicy
-Fried tarantula= a snack sold daily to bus & car passengers
Cambodian Dishes
-average weather is 85°, tropical climate
-monsoon (rainy season) lasts from May to November
-focused on agriculture, the land was perfect for farming (had fertile soil, abundance of rain, warm climate)
-main exports = clothing; others include rice, tobacco, & rubber
-economy based on exports and tourism
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A dance which beautiful nymphs would would perform to the gods and humans that achieved paradise. It is carried out with khmer traditional music, which is very popular and used for many types of ceremonies.
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