Category

Geography Location

Cambodia

Japan

South Korea

Chin

Southeastern Asia, bordering the Gulf of Thailand, between Thailand, Vietnam, and Laos 13 00 N, 105 00 E total: 181,040 sq km land: 176,520 sq km water: 4,520 sq km Tropical; rainy, monsoon season (May to November); dry season (December to April); little seasonal temperature variation. Mostly low, flat plains; mountains in southwest and north. timber, gemstones,

Eastern Asia, island chain between the North Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Japan, east of the Korean Peninsula

south of north Korea

Easter borde China Bay, Y and S Sea, b Korea

Area

377,835 sq km

98,480

95969

Climate

varies from tropical in south to cool temperate in north

temperate

extrem tropic subarc

Terrain

mostly rugged and mountainous

mostly hills and mountains, wide coastal plains

mostly high p desert plains hills in

Natural Resources Oil and gas,

negligible mineral resources,

coal tungsten graphite, molybdenum,

coal, i petrol gas, m

some iron ore, manganese, phosphates, hydropower potential

fish

lead, hydro-power potential

tungs mang molyb vanad magn alumin zinc, u hydro poten larges

Land Use

Arable land: 20.44% permanent crops: 0.59% other: 78.97% (2005).

arable land: 11.64% permanent crops: 0.9% other: 87.46%

arable- 16.58 perm crops-2.01 other 81.4

arable perma 1.27% other: (2005

People Population Age Structure
13,995,904 0-14 years: 34% (male 2,405,561/femal e 2,355,404) 15-64 years: 62.4% (male 4,234,701/femal e 4,500,994) 65 years and over: 3.6% (male 189,090/female 310,154) (2007 est.) 127,433,494 127,433,494 1 5-64 years: 65.2% 65 years and over: 21% 49,044,790 0-14 years: 18.3% (male 4,714,103/female 4,262,873) 15-64 years: 72.1% (male 18,004,719/femal e 17,346,594) 65 years and over: 9.6% (male 1,921,803/female 2,794,698) (2007 est.)

13218

0-14 y (male 143,5 126,6

15-64 (male 487,0 460,5

65 yea 7.9% 49,68 54,35

Median Age

total: 21.3 years male: 20.6 years female: 22.1 years (2007 est.)

total: 43.5 years male: 41.7 years female: 45.3 years

total: 35.8 years male: 34.8 years female: 36.8 years

33.2

Religion

Theravada observe both Buddhist 95%, Shinto and other 5% Buddhist 84%, other 16%

Christian 26.3% (Protestant 19.7%, Roman Catholic 6.6%), Buddhist 23.2%, other or unknown 1.3%, none 49.3% Korean, English widely taught in junior high and high school

Daoist Christ

Language

Khmer (official) 95%, French, English

Japanese

Stand or Ma (Puton on the dialec

Government Government Type
multiparty democracy under a constitutional monarchy 18 years of age; universal constitutional republic monarchy with a parliamentar y government 20 years of age; universal 19 years universal

Comm

Suffrage

18 yea

Economy GDP Per Capita
$2,800 (2006 est.) $33,100 $24,500

$7,80

Labor force by Occupation

agriculture: 75% industry: NA% services: NA% (2004 est.)

agriculture: 4.6% industry: 27.8% services: 67.7%

Agriculture- 6.4% industry- 26.4 services-67.2

agricu indust servic (2005

Unemployment Rate

2.5% (2000 est.)

4.1%

3.3%

4.2% regist unem urban 2005; unem under in rura (2005 10%

Population Below Poverty Line Communicatio n Telephones-Main Lines in use TelephonesMobile Cellular Internet Users Transportation Airports Railways

35% (2004)

NA%

15%

32,800 (2006) 1.14 million (2006) 44,000 (2005)

55.155 million 101.7 million 87.54 million

26.866 million 40.197 million 34.12 million

368 m

461.1

137 m

17 (2007) total: 602 km narrow gauge: 602 km 1.000-m gauge (2006) total: 38,257 km

176 23,474 km

105 3,472

467

75,43

Roadways

1.183 million

100, 279

1,870

paved: 2,406 km unpaved: 35,851 km (2004)

km

Waterways

2,400 km (mainly on Mekong River) (2005)

1,770 km

1608

124,0 naviga