Cambodia Independence Day

Independent Day
This national holiday is celebrated on 9 November each year. If 9 November falls on a weekday, the following working day will be a holiday. The holiday was established to celebrate the anniversary of Cambodia's independence from France on 9 November 1953 and is Cambodia's national holiday. When did Cambodia gain independence from France? When the late King Norodom Sihanouk declared independence from France on November 9, 1953—60 years ago on Saturday—he was fulfilling the goal of many Camb...