Some 5,175,000 local and foreign tourists visited different attraction sites across Cambodia during the recent celebration of Khmer Traditional New Year, according to a report of the Ministry of Tourism.
The figure showed an increase by 23 percent compared to the same period last year, it added.
Of the tourists, 5,086,964 are national visitors, up 23 percent, and the rest, 88,042, are foreign tourists, up 33,37 percent, pointed out the report.
Siem Reap province alone where there was the joyful Angkor Sankranta attracted some 1.78 million Cambodians and nearly 37,000 foreigners, up 15.16 and 14.25 percent, respectively, it underlined.
The Cambodian people celebrated this year their traditional New Year from April 14 to 16.
Source: Agency Kampuchea Press