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Laos FlagMajor cities : Vientiane (Capital), Savannakhet, Pakse, Luang Prabang and Phonsavan.
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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 Litthavixay GuesthouseLitthavixay Guesthouse

Ban Chéng
Litthavixay Guesthouse is a 1-minute walk from Phu That Temple. It offers air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi. The property features a 24-hour front desk and laundry service. Free public parking is possible in a nearby location... view more
$US 15
Hotel Viengsavanh GuesthouseViengsavanh Guesthouse

Luang Prabang
Viengsavanh Guesthouse is a 10-minute walk to Naluang Temple. It offers air-conditioned rooms with free public parking. A shuttle service can be arranged at additional charges... view more
$US 20
Hotel Cold River GuesthouseCold River Guesthouse

Luang Prabang
Cold River Guest House is a 10-minute walk to the night market. It offers clean and comfortable rooms with air-conditioning and free Wi-Fi. Guests can arrange sightseeing trips at the tour desk. Luggage storage and free private parking are available... view more
$US 35
Hotel Bounmixay GuesthouseBounmixay Guesthouse

Luang Prabang
Bounmixay Guesthouse is a 10-minute drive from the city centre and night market. It offers air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi. The property features shuttle service, laundry and luggage storage. Free public parking is possible in a nearby..... view more
$US 30
Hotel Bualuang HotelBualuang Hotel

Luang Prabang
Bualuang Hotel is a 5-minute walk to the night market. It offers air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi. The hotel provides a chargeable shuttle service free public parking. The property is a 10-minute walk to Khan Riverfront... view more
$US 45
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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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