Phnom Penh is not only the most populous area in Cambodia but also the capital of this beautiful country.
You can expect hot, humid weather whole year through when living in Phnom Penh, with only a dry and a wet season that is distinguishable. Rain can be expected from May to October and is usually accompanied by hot and humid weather. The ‘dry’ season is from November to April.
The property market in Phnom Penh has experienced an immense boom since the early 2000s. In 2017 an estimated 1 600 new properties were made available for sale by property developers. A further 19 000 is estimated to be built to completion by the end of the year. If you are looking at buying or renting property in Cambodia, Phnom Penh is definitely one of the best spots.
This city is home to around 2 million of the country’s population, which stands at 14.8 million. It is no wonder that it has been called the “Pearl of Asia” in the past, the city attracts millions of tourists yearly and boasts a culturally and historically rich environment. Geographically, the city is located on the banks of the Tonlé Sap, Bassac and Mekong rivers.