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Laos FlagMajor cities : Vientiane (Capital), Savannakhet, Pakse, Luang Prabang and Phonsavan.
Available Information : Head of state, Religion, Population, Area, Gross domestic product, Inflation, Map, Hotel, Weather and Climate.

Laos Information

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

Laos Head of state

Prime ministerThongloun Sisoulith (2016)
Secretary general to the people's revolution party IaoThongloun Sisoulith (2021)
President of the RepublicThongloun Sisoulith (2021)
The president of the council of ministersPhankham Viphavanh (2021)

Laos Religion

List of the main religions practiced in Laos.

  1. Buddhism 60 %
  2. Other 40 %

Laos Data

Different data, numbers and statistics of Laos (Inhabitants, population, economy).

Area236,800 km² (91,429 sq mi)
Population6,777,000 inhabitants (2018) Chart
Population Density 28.6 /km² (74.1 /sq mi)
Length of coastlineLandlocked country
Life expectancy65.7 Year (2015), ♀ : 67.2 Year, ♂ : 64.1 Year
Average years of schooling 5.2 Year (2015)
Human Development Index 0.601 (2018)
Gross domestic product18 Billions US$ (2018) Chart
Annual change: 6.5 %
2,720 US$ per capita
Inflation2.0 % (2018) Chart

Laos Chart

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Population, Gross domestic product, Inflation

Laos Covid-19

Incident rate0.72
Case fatality ratio0 %
Last updated : 2 April 2021

Laos Natural resource

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

Laos 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

Laos Border

Laos's border with 5 other countries. The list of Border countries of Laos below classified by border length (in kilometers).

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

Laos Map

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Laos Climate

  1. Tropical savanna climate 71 %
  2. Humid subtropical climate 24 %
  3. Monsoon 5.9 %

Laos Weather (Vientiane)

Today's weather and weather forecasts of Laos for the next days to come (The measurements and forecasts are those of Vientiane).

Laos Electricity

Electrical standard in Laos (voltage, power outlet ...)

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

Laos Airport

Below, find a list of the main Airport of Laos classified by annual passenger transit.

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

Laos Hotel

Here is a list of hotel in Laos selected by our teams for their qualities. Click the hotel of your choice to find out the availability of rooms by your travel dates.

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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Laos Olympic Games

List of participations in the Summer and Winter Olympics of Laos and the number of medals won.

SummerParticipation : 9Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 0000
TotalParticipation : 9Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 0000
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