What minerals are in Cambodia?

What is Cambodia main natural resources?

Cambodia’s key natural resources include gemstones, gas, oil, phosphates, manganese, iron ore and timber.

What fossil fuel is the most abundant in Cambodia?

The main energy source in Cambodia is wood, accounting for 80% of national energy consumption (UNEP, 2010).

What is the main product of Cambodia?

Rice is Cambodia’s major crop, its principal food, and, in times of peace, its most important export commodity. Rice is grown on most of the country’s total cultivated land area.

Were there any fossils found in Cambodia?

Only one fossil in Cambodia is known from the Cambrian. It is a trilobite from 10 kilometers northwest of Stung Treng in the north. The fossil is housed in black, sandy argillite. Late Paleozoic rocks from the Devonian to the Carboniferous are common in southern Cambodia.

Where does Cambodia get its energy from?

Cambodia is generating much more of its own electricity, from hydroelectric dams and coal-fired power plants. Cambodia’s capital, Phnom Penh, consumes 90 percent of the country’s electricity. Distribution to rural areas is rapidly increasing, however.

Is Cambodia rich or poor?

Cambodia – Poverty and wealth

Cambodia is currently one of the poorest countries in the world. Its per-capita income is only US$260. However, if adjusted for purchasing power parity (which takes into account the low prices for goods in Cambodia), its per-capita income jumps rather dramatically to US$1300.

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Is Philippines richer than Cambodia?

Cambodia has a GDP per capita of $4,000 as of 2017, while in Philippines, the GDP per capita is $8,400 as of 2017.

What is the ground made of in Cambodia?

Soil classes of Cambodian soils belong to a clayey loam with some gravel. The soils have a lower degree of acidity. Total nitrogen and humus contents are low.