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Cambodia

 

1972-1979 | 1991-2006 | 2012-2017

 

 

200 Riels, 1992

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Front: Irrigation sluice gates

Back: Four faces of the Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva

 

Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva

Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva

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500 Riels, 1991

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Front: Angkor Wat

Back: Tractors

 

Angkor Wat

Angkor wat

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1,000 Riels, 1992

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Front: Bayon temple, Angkor

Back: Lake Tonle Sap

 

Bayon Temple

Bayon Temple

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2,000 Riels, 1992

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Front: Norodom Sihanouk (1922-2012), King of Cambodia 1941-1955, 1993-2004; Preah Vihear temple

Back: Fancy design

 

Preah Vihear Temple

Preah Vihear temple

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50 Riels, 2002

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Front: Banteay Srei Temple, a 10th century Cambodian temple dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva

Back: The sluice "Tek Thla", along the National Road No 3.

 

Banteay Srei Temple

Banteay Srei Temple

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100 Riels, 2001

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Front: Independence Monument in Phnom Penh

The Independence Monument (Vimean Ekareach), built in 1958, commemorates Cambodia's independence from France in 1953

Back: The view of a school and students going to their classroom.

Courtesy Richard Sutherland

 

Independence Monument

Independence Monument

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500 Riels, 2002 (2003)

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Front: Angkor temple

Back: Kampong Cham Bridge, the first bridge built over the Mekong river in Cambodia

 

Kampong Cham Bridge

Kampong Cham Bridge

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1000 Riels, 2005 (2006)

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Front: Victory Gate, one of the ornate gates into the ancient town of Angkor Thom

Back: Cargo ships

Courtesy ybnotes

 

Victory Gate

Victory Gate

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1972-1979 | 1991-2006 | 2012-2017

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Cambodia, located in the Indo-Chinese Peninsula, was a French Protectorate in 1863, part of the French Union of Indo-China in 1885, and constitutional monarchy within the French Union 1949. Cambodia became a fully independent kingdom in 1954. Renamed Khmer Republic in 1970, Democratic Kampuchea in 1975 and People's Republic of Kampuchea in 1976. The name was later reverted back to Cambodia. For a more detailed country profile, see CIA World Factbook on Cambodia.

 

 

 

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