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Cambodia receives 1.79 million foreign tourists in 2013

Cambodia receives 1.79 million foreign tourists in 2013
July 13, 2013

Cambodia has attracted 1.79 million foreign visitors in the first five months of this year, up 19% compared with the 1.5 million tourists in the same period last year.

The Cambodian Tourism Ministry has revealed that during the January-May period, Vietnam 341,000 visitors came from Vietnam, up 11% year-on-year, followed by South Korea with 215,200 visitors, up 5%, and China with 202,400 tourists, up 53%.

Neighbouring countries, Laos and Thailand, ranked fourth and fifth on the list of tourist's country of origin with 146,300 Laotians and 96,000 Thais visited Cambodia during the five-month period, up 80% and 23% respectively.

About 49% of visitors came to Cambodia by air, 49% by land and the rest by waterway.

Tourism is one of the sectors supporting the economy in this impoverished South-east Asian nation. Last year, the country received some 3.5 million foreigners, earning more than US$2 billion.

The Cambodian Tourism Ministry expects the country to receive around 4 million foreign tourists this year.

Cambodia is well-known for its 12th century Angkor Wat Temple, a world heritage site, which is situated about 315 kilometers northwest of Phnom Penh, capital of Cambodia.

Also, a pristine coastline, which is one of the world's most beautiful bays, stretches in the length of 450 kilometres in four provinces of Koh Kong, Preah Sihanouk, Kampot and Kep.

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Image: Cambodia's Angkor Wat temple complex 

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