What is Cambodia calendar?

Khmer traditional calendar, known as Chhankitek, is a lunisolar calendar although the word Chhankitek itself means lunar calendar. While the calendar is based on the movement of the moon, calendar dates are also synchronized with the solar year to keep the seasons from drifting.

What is the Khmer temple calendar?

The Khmer Calendar incorporates lunar cycles, the solar year and the Chinese Zodiac signs. With a population of 16 million, and home of the world famous Angkhor Wat Temple, Cambodia holds special ancient traditions today. Their practices include a time-keeping system called the Khmer Calendar.

What year is it in Buddhist calendar?

Current year according to various historical and world calendars, as of April, 2021

Characteristic Current year (as of September 20, 2020)
Chinese 4,719
Julian* 2,774
Buddhist 2,563
Gregorian 2,021

How is Khmer calendar calculated?

Khmer lunisolar calendar counts the day by using Keit (កើត) and Roaj (រោច). Keit signifies that the moon is in its waxing phase. Keit is counted from a new moon to a full moon. The number is counted from one to fifteen incrementally.

In what year are the Chinese?

What Is the Current Year in the Chinese Calendar?

Chinese year Zodiac animal Gregorian calendar
4715 Rooster January 28, 2017
4716 Dog February 16, 2018
4717 Boar February 5, 2019
4718 Rat January 25, 2020
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What is the year 2558 in Thailand?

The year starts on January

Christian Year Thai Year
2015 2558
2016 2559
2017 2560
2018 2561

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.

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