In the present day, the region roughly corresponds to the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam. Kampuchea Krom continues to be home to many ethnic Khmer Krom, with some Khmer estimating their numbers to be between seven million and over ten million.
What is the population of Kampuchea Krom?
|c. 1.3 million|
|Regions with significant populations|
|Kampuchea Krom (Mekong Delta, SE Vietnam)||1,260,640 (2009)|
|Cambodia||1.2 million (1999)|
Are Khmer Krom indigenous?
Kampuchea Krom (meaning ‘Lower Cambodia’) is the unofficial Khmer name for the Mekong Delta region, whose indigenous inhabitants are the Khmer Krom, an ethnic minority living in southern Vietnam.
How many Khmer are there in Vietnam?
They are one of the largest minorities in Vietnam, numbering over 1.26 million, and are the remnants of the society that existed prior to the take-over of the Mekong delta by the Vietnamese in the eighteenth century.
How do you pronounce Khmer in Cambodia?
The correct pronunciation of Khmer in the Khmer language is Km-ah-eh.
How many Vietnamese live in Cambodia?
There are an estimated 400,000-700,000 ethnic Vietnamese in Cambodia.
What is on the flag of Cambodia?
Is Cambodia an independent country?
Phnom Penh is the nation’s capital and largest city. The sovereign state of Cambodia has a population of over 15 million.
|Kingdom of Cambodia ព្រះរាជាណាចក្រកម្ពុជា (Khmer) Preăh Réachéanachăkr Kămpŭchéa|
|• Independence||9 November 1953|
|• Admitted to the UN||14 December 1955|