What kind of trees grow in Cambodia?

List of trees of Cambodia

Genus Species Family
Artocarpus Artocarpus sampor Moraceae
Atalantia Atalantia citroides Rutaceae
Avicennia Avicennia officinalis Verbenaceae
Azadirachta Azadirachta indica Meliaceae

What is wood carving in Cambodia?

Wood carving is a very intricate craft and is special to the Cambodian people. It’s an art that has been practiced all over the world, but very avidly in Southeast Asia where great pieces of woodwork have been crafted throughout the ages to honor religion in this part of the world.

Why are there deforestation in Cambodia?

The main driver of deforestation is agricultural expansion, mainly due to economic land concessions granted by the government to agro-industrial groups in Cambodia and abroad, and the expansion of smallholder farms, he says.

Are there forests in Cambodia?

Cambodia’s forests hold over 2.37 gigatons of carbon, roughly the equivalent of the yearly emissions from 2,200 US coal-fired power plants. As a home to over 3.1 million hectares of pristine primary forests, from moist jungles to dry woodlands, Cambodia is a country with a wealth of biodiversity and natural beauty.

What is the famous sculpture in Cambodia?

Angkor Wat, one of the world’s most magnificent religious sites and Cambodia’s national treasure, was built in the 12th century AD during the reign of Suryavarman II (1113?-about 1145 AD). Angkor Wat features some of the most magnificent and famous stone carvings and murals found in Cambodia.

What is Cambodia arts and crafts?

Traditional Cambodian arts and crafts include textiles, non-textile weaving, silversmithing, stone carving, lacquerware, ceramics, wat murals, and kite-making.

How much of Cambodia is forest?

Forests cover approximately 59% of Cambodia’s total land area, corresponding to approximately 10.7 million hectares (FA, 2006).

What percentage of Cambodia is forested?

According to the U.N. FAO, 57.2% or about 10,094,000 ha of Cambodia is forested, according to FAO.

How much of Cambodia is jungle?

According to the U.N. FAO, 57.2% or about 10,094,000 ha of Cambodia is forested, according to FAO. Of this 3.2% ( 322,000 ) is classified as primary forest, the most biodiverse and carbon-dense form of forest. Cambodia had 69,000 ha of planted forest….Cambodia Forest Information and Data.

Total Land Area (1000 ha) 17652
Percent other wooded land 1