Cambodia southeast asia map. Located in the southern portion of the indochina peninsula in southeast asia the kingdom of cambodia can trace its history back to neolithic times when it was first inhabited around 2000 bc. Southeast asia sometimes abbreviated to sea is a subregion of asia consisting of the countries south of china east of india and north of australia. Southeast asia or southeastern asia is a subregion of asia consisting of the countries that are geographically south of china east of india and north of australia. Map of southeast asia region about the southeast asia region southeast asia is a subregion of asia roughly be described as geographically situated east of the indian subcontinent south of china and north of australia between the indian ocean in west and the pacific ocean in east.
Most cambodians consider themselves to be khmers descendants of the angkor empire that extended over much of southeast asia and reached its zenith between the 10th and 13th centuries. Southeast asia or southeastern asia is a subregion of asia consisting of the countries that are geographically south of china and japan east of india west of papua new guinea and north of australia. The region has been further divided into two distinct sub regions. The term southeast asia has been in use since world war ii.
Mainland southeast asia or indochina which comprises the modern states of vietnam laos cambodia thailand myanmar and west malaysia and maritime southeast asia or insular southeast asia which comprises the. Southeast asia is bordered to the north by east asia to the west by south asia and the bay of bengal to the east by oceania and the pacific.