History

Cambodian History (Khmer: ប្រវត្តិសាស្រ្តកម្ពុជា - also known as Kampuchea) Cambodia is a country in Southeast Asia. More than a thousand years ago, Cambodia was the center of the Khmer Empire that dominated Southeast Asia for 600 years. A monarchy since ancient times, Cambodia was a French protectorate from 1863 to 1953. A republic replaced the monarchy in 1970, and in 1975 a Communist regime known as the Khmer Rouge took power, naming the country Democratic Kampuchea.Early Beginnings ...
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