Cambodia covers an area of 181,035 square kilometers. The country's shape is an almost-square polygon. The country extends 440 kilometers from north to south and 560 kilometers from west to east. It is bordered to the North by Thailand and Laos, to the East and South by Vietnam, and to the South and Southwest by the Gulf of Thailand. Most of Cambodia’s landscape is relatively flat and suitable for rice production, but there are mountainous areas, which include the Dangrek, Cardomen and Elephant mountain ranges. The coastal boundary is 440 kilometers with medium depth tropical sea, rich in aquatic creatures. In addition, there are beautiful, uninhabited islands, virgin beaches, white sand and fresh air.
Climate and Seasons
Cambodia is a tropical country, bathed in sunshine almost all year round. It has a high average temperature. There are two distinct seasons, dry and monsoon. The monsoon lasts from May to October with southwesterly winds ushering in the clouds that bring seventy-five to eighty percent of the annual rainfall. The dry season runs from November to April averaging temperatures from 27 to 40 degrees Celsius. The most comfortable weather lasts from October to January.