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How do you say Happy New Year in Cambodian?

Chaul Chnam Thmey: Happy New Year in Cambodia.

Why is Cambodian New Years in April?

It Hasn’t Always Been in April

However, in the 13th century, during the Angkor Era, the Khmer King at the time changed the date of the New Year so it fell in the fifth month of the lunar calendar, thereby making it the date of the traditional solar new year: April.

How old is Cambodia?


Kingdom of Cambodia ព្រះរាជាណាចក្រកម្ពុជា (Khmer) Preăh Réachéanachâkrâ Kâmpŭchéa
• French protectorate 11 August 1863
• Independence 9 November 1953
• Admitted to the UN 14 December 1955
• Paris Peace Accords 23 October 1991

What is the major religion of Cambodia?

Cambodia is predominantly Buddhist with 80% of the population being Theravada Buddhist, 1% Christian and the majority of the remaining population follow Islam, atheism, or animism. Buddhist nun at Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia.

What year is it in the Thai calendar?

Thailand mainly uses the Buddhist calendar, in which the calendar’s epochal date (Year zero) was the year in which the Buddha attained parinibbāna. This places the current year at 543 years ahead of the Gregorian calendar. The year 2021 CE is indicated as 2564 BE in Thailand.

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