Major cities : Vientiane (Capital).
Available Information : Head of state, Religion, Number of inhabitants, Area, Gross domestic product, Inflation, Map, Hotel, Weather and Climate.

Lao Information

ISO 3166-1LA - LAO - 418
NATO country codeLA - LAO
FIPS 10-4 codeLA
Continent /
Lao CapitalVientiane
Name of the inhabitantsLao
Lao National anthemPheng Xat Lao
Lao National Day2 December
Lao Currency Lao kip (LAK)
Lao 10 %
Lao Calling code+856
Lao Country domain code .la
Lao Vehicle registration plateLAO
Traveling direction Right
Time zone UTC +7:00
International organizationUnited Nations
Organisation internationale de la Francophonie
Group of 77

Lao Head of state

Boungnang Vorachit (2016)
President of the RepublicBoungnang Vorachit (2016)
Prime ministerThongloun Sisoulith (2016)

Lao Religion

  1. Buddhism 60 %
  2. Other 40 %

Lao Data

Area236,800 km² (91,429 sq mi)
Number of inhabitants6,343,000 inhabitants (2008) Chart
Population Density 26.8 /km² (69.4 /sq mi)
Length of coastlineLandlocked country
Life expectancy65.9 Year (2010)
Average years of schooling 4.6 Year (2010)
Human Development Index 0.497 (2010)
Gross domestic product4 Billions US$ (2008) Chart
Annual change: 7.9 %
701 US$ per capita
Gross domestic product (PPP)17 Billions US$ (2008) Chart
2,611 US$ per capita
Inflation4.5 % (2008) Chart

Lao Natural resource

List of major natural resources classified by importance.
  1. Timber
  2. Gold
  3. Tin
  4. Gypsum
  5. Gemstones
  6. Hydroelectricity

Lao Agriculture

Listing of major crops and products starting with the most important.
  1. Corn
  2. Vegetables
  3. Cattle
  4. Sugarcane
  5. Coffee
  6. Cotton
  7. Cassava (manioc)
  8. Tobacco
  9. Peanuts
  10. Tea
  11. Poultry
  12. Pigs
  13. Rice
  14. Water buffalo
  15. Sweet potatoes

Lao Border

  1. Viet Nam Viet Nam 2,130 km
  2. Thailand Thailand 1,754 km
  3. Cambodia Cambodia 541 km
  4. China China 423 km
  5. Myanmar Myanmar 235 km

Lao Map

Lao Climate (Capital)

  1. Tropical savanna climate 100 %

Lao Weather (Vientiane)

Lao Electricity

Voltage230 V
Frequency50 Hz
Power plugPower plug : A Power plug : B Power plug : C Power plug : E Power plug : F
Power socketPower socket : A Power socket : B Power socket : C Power socket : E Power socket : F

Airport Lao

Savannakhet Airport
Pakse International Airport
Luang Prabang International Airport
Wattay International Airport

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Lao Hotel

Hotel Daovy HotelDaovy Hotel

A 5-minute drive to Wat That Luang, Daovy Hotel offers air-conditioned rooms with en suite bathrooms. It features a restaurant, bar and karaoke rooms. The hotel is a 10-minute drive to Phathouxay. The night market is a 15-minute ride away... view more
$US 15
Hotel Sainamhai ResortSainamhai Resort

Ban Namsanam
Sainamhai Resort is a 45-minute drive from Korlao Cave. It offers bungalows with free Wi-Fi and free public parking. The resort features an on-site restaurant and laundry service. The resort is a 2-hr drive from the centre of Thatkhek... view more
$US 28
Hotel Sokbounma hotelSokbounma hotel

Muang Pakxan
Sokbounma hotel is a convenient 15-minute drive to Indo - China market. It offers free Wi-Fi throughout the property. Free public parking is available on site. The hotel is a 15-minute drive from Paksan Bus Terminal... view more
$US 21
Hotel City Inn VientianeCity Inn Vientiane

Centrally located in downtown Vientiane, City Inn Hotel is 350 metres from the Nam Phu Fountain. It offers a restaurant, massage services, and free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. City Inn Vientiane’s air-conditioned rooms feature wooden furnishings... view more
$US 59
Hotel AVS Apartment No.7AVS Apartment No.7

Situated in Vientiane, AVS Apartment No.7 offers air-conditioned accommodation and on-site parking facilities. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property. AVS Apartment No.7 is a 10-minute drive from Thatluang Temple... view more
$US 30
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Lao Olympic Games

SummerParticipation : 7Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
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TotalParticipation : 7Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
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