What type of state is Cambodia?

What is Cambodia state?

State of Cambodia may refer to: Cambodia, as a state. State of Cambodia (1989–1993) (SOC), the Cambodian pro-Hanoi People’s Republic of Kampuchea (PRK) state during its transitional times until the restoration of the monarchy.

Is Cambodia a monarchy?

Since 1993, the King of Cambodia is an elected monarch, making Cambodia one of the few elective monarchies of the world.

What is the old name of Cambodia?

Official names of Cambodia since independence

English name Khmer name Date
Kingdom of Cambodia ព្រះរាជាណាចក្រកម្ពុជា 1953–1970
Khmer Republic សាធារណរដ្ឋខ្មែរ 1970–1975
Democratic Kampuchea កម្ពុជាប្រជាធិបតេយ្យ 1975–1979
People’s Republic of Kampuchea សាធារណរដ្ឋប្រជាមានិតកម្ពុជា 1979–1989

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.

Who is the king of Cambodia?

How is the King of Cambodia chosen?

The King is a lifelong bachelor and has no children. As Cambodia is not a hereditary monarchy, but rather an elective monarchy his future successor, would be determined by the Royal Council of the Throne, chosen from linage from one of the royal houses of Cambodia, in accordance with the country’s constitution.

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Who is the leader of Cambodia?

Does Cambodia still have a king?

The current head of the House of Norodom is the current king of Cambodia, Norodom Sihamoni. Norodom is one of only two royal houses of Cambodia. Its counterpart, the House of Sisowath, is named after another son of Ang Duong, Sisowath. Four members have served as Kings of Cambodia, and three as Prime Ministers.