Cambodia & Vietnam
Cambodia is a Southeast Asian nation whose landscape spans low-lying plains, the Mekong Delta, mountains and Gulf of Thailand coastline.
Vietnam is a Southeast Asian country on the South China Sea known for its beaches, rivers, Buddhist pagodas and bustling cities.
|Border Countries||Vietnam, Laos, Thailand|
|Capital City||Phnom Penh|
|Language||Khmer (official) 96.3%, other 3.7%|
|Religion||Buddhist (official) 96.9%, Muslim 1.9%, Christian 0.4%, other 0.8%|
|Type of Government||Parliamentary constitutional monarchy|
|% living in poverty||Poverty headcount ratio at national poverty lines:17.7%|
|Life Expectancy||68.8 years|
|Infectious Diseases||Food or waterborne: bacterial diarrhea, hepatitis A, and typhoid fever
Vectorborne: dengue fever, Japanese encephalitis, malaria
|Top Killers||Heart disease, tuberculosis, stroke|
|Literacy||Adult literacy rate (% ages 15 and older) 77.2%|
|Natural Resources||Oil and gas, timber, gemstones, iron ore, manganese, phosphates, hydropower potential, arable land|
|Main Industry/Export||Agriculture: rice, rubber, corn, vegetables, cashews, cassava (manioc, tapioca), silk
Industry: tourism, garments, construction, rice milling, fishing, wood and wood products, rubber, cement, gem mining, textiles
Exports: clothing, timber, rubber, rice, fish, tobacco, footwear
|Border Countries||Cambodia, Laos, China|
|Language||Vietnamese (official), English (increasingly favoured as a second language), some French, Chinese, and Khmer, mountain area languages (Mon-Khmer and Malayo-Polynesian)|
|Religion||Buddhist 7.9%, Catholic 6.6%, Hoa Hao 1.7%, Cao Dai 0.9%, Protestant 0.9%, Muslim 0.1%, none 81.8%|
|Type of Government||Communist State|
|% living in poverty||Poverty headcount ratio at national poverty lines:13.5%|
|Life Expectancy||76 years|
|Infectious Diseases||Food or waterborne: bacterial diarrhoea, hepatitis A, and typhoid fever
Vectorborne: dengue fever, malaria, and Japanese encephalitis (2016)
|Top Killers||Stroke, heart disease|
|Literacy||Adult literacy rate (% ages 15 and older) 94.5%|
|Natural Resources||Phosphates, coal, manganese, rare earth elements, bauxite, chromate, offshore oil and gas deposits, timber, hydropower, arable land|
|Main Industry/Export||Agriculture: rice, coffee, rubber, tea, pepper, soybeans, cashews, sugar cane, peanuts, bananas; pork; poultry; seafood.
Industry: food processing, garments, shoes, machine-building; mining, coal, steel; cement, chemical fertilizer, glass, tires, oil, mobile phones.
Exports: clothes, shoes, electronics, seafood, crude oil, rice, coffee, wooden products, machinery.