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Complete details about Laos in Asia with capital city Vientiane

Country NameLaos (Lao)
Country CodeLAO
Capital CityVientiane
RegionSoutheast Asia
Independence Year1953
Surface Area236800.0
Life Expectancy53.1 years
GNP1292.0 (old 1746.0)
Government FormRepublic

Spoken Languages

Lao [official]     (67.2%)
Lao-Soung     (5.2%)
Mon-khmer     (16.5%)
Thai     (7.8%)

Major Cities

Vientiane, Viangchan     (population 531800)
Savannakhet, Savannakhet     (population 96652)

Laos's most recent News and Stories

Publisher: ABC OnlineSat, 22 Nov 2014 01:33:13 -0800
Volunteers save lives in Vientiane, Laos, where road toll is among world's worst

Vientiane has been dubbed the most relaxed capital in the world, with its wide boulevards, low-rise buildings, and sleepy, colonial charm. But come nightfall the streets in this laid-back city become extremely dangerous and lawless. Speed limits in ...   read full story

Publisher: RapplerSat, 22 Nov 2014 03:16:36 -0800
Azkals dominate Laos for first Suzuki Cup win

MANILA, Philippines ? The Philippine national football team grabbed their first win in the 2014 ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Suzuki Cup after dominating Laos, 4-1, at the My Dinh Stadium in Hanoi, Vietnam on Saturday, November 22. The Azkals ...   read full story

Related news/stories

Publisher: Channel News AsiaSat, 22 Nov 2014 04:42:16 -0800
Football: Philippines beat Laos 4-1 in Suzuki Cup opener read full story
Publisher: The Straits TimesSat, 22 Nov 2014 04:28:34 -0800
AFF Suzuki Cup 2014: Philippines bounce back to beat Laos 4-1 read full story
Publisher: GMA NewsSat, 22 Nov 2014 03:03:45 -0800
Azkals dominate Laos in Suzuki Cup opener read full story
Publisher: ABS CBN NewsSat, 22 Nov 2014 03:57:29 -0800
Philippine Azkals outclass Laos read full story
Publisher: InterAksyonSat, 22 Nov 2014 04:08:12 -0800
Azkals kick off Suzuki Cup campaign with 4-1 win over Laos read full story

Publisher: Calcutta TelegraphSun, 23 Nov 2014 14:51:44 -0800
Century Ply Laos plan

Calcutta, Nov. 23: Century Plyboards is looking to expand its overseas operations. The company is planning to set up a veneer manufacturing plant in Laos in Southeast Asia, its second overseas plant after Myanmar. ?We have stabilised our operations in ...   read full story

Publisher: (registration)Thu, 20 Nov 2014 00:15:00 -0800
Foreign guides elevate Myanmar and Laos

Even underdogs have their day. As Asian's top six teams slid down October's FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, a pair of minnows made eye-catching ascents. Myanmar and Laos were the best performers at last month's AFF Suzuki Cup qualifying competition, ...   read full story

Related news/stories

Publisher: New Straits Times OnlineSun, 23 Nov 2014 16:11:15 -0800
Curbing match-fixing read full story
Publisher: Goal.comSat, 22 Nov 2014 19:22:30 -0800
Singapore vs Thailand Preview: Lions ready to go according to Stange read full story
Publisher: AsiaOneThu, 20 Nov 2014 22:22:30 -0800
Suzuki Cup: Amri's dressed for succes read full story
Publisher: The Straits TimesSun, 23 Nov 2014 01:56:15 -0800
AFF Cup the acid test by which Stange will be judged read full story
Publisher: Bangkok PostFri, 21 Nov 2014 09:03:45 -0800
AFF Suzuki Cup ready to dazzle fans read full story
Publisher: XinhuaSat, 22 Nov 2014 07:22:30 -0800
Vietnam trains spy network on players at AFF Suzuki Cup read full story

Laos Tweets

From @sblaw1 on Mon Nov 24 02:52:55 EST 2014 Bài vi?t hay: : Power of Attorney for trademark registration... #PowerofAttorney #S&BLAW #trademarkregistration
From @backpackx1378 on Mon Nov 24 02:52:35 EST 2014 RT @MFSavannah: The front seat of a double decker bus is a good spot for photo taking.. #laos #backpacking?
From @KOICA_ICC on Mon Nov 24 02:52:08 EST 2014 16 participants from 8 countries: Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Vietnam, Indonesia, Cambodia, Thailand, the...
From @iGanesha on Mon Nov 24 02:50:20 EST 2014 RT @LoveCambodia: PM: Vietnam looks forward stronger ties with Cambodia, Laos VietNamNet Bridge Prime Minister Nguyen Tan?
From @TheMuseumofArt on Mon Nov 24 02:45:54 EST 2014 This Photo was taken in a the small village Muang Ngoi in Laos in December 2012, where I arrived by boat late in...
From @MarNoloWarriors on Mon Nov 24 02:44:57 EST 2014 RT @circle_quest: Manggagamit talaga ginamit pa si BFF at Tanda para pasikatin ang mga LAOS hindi pa ba nagigising ang 1 nation na uto uto!
From @tournausfluge on Mon Nov 24 02:42:13 EST 2014 4-Night Laos Tour to Luang Prabang from Vientiane by Air! Nur 517,66 euro! Jetzt buchen: #Vientiane
From @VNBreakingNews on Mon Nov 24 02:40:15 EST 2014 PM Dung leaves Hanoi for CLV Summit in Laos? at
From @faszinationSOA on Mon Nov 24 02:35:09 EST 2014 Hotels & Unterkünfte: Tipps für deine Reiseplanung #südostasien #thailand #vietnam #kambodscha #laos
From @ggintersport on Mon Nov 24 02:35:06 EST 2014 David Booth Tegaskan Laos Tak Gentar Hadapi Vietnam, Kemenangan Dibidik | #InterSport
From @aryawiejaya on Mon Nov 24 02:34:38 EST 2014 INDONESIA 3-1 Laos #QuizPARODISEPAKBOLA
From @waghraykelsa on Mon Nov 24 02:33:51 EST 2014 apa komen anda terhadap perlawanan bola sepak semalam malaysia ngan laos? :D
From @laoslpdr on Mon Nov 24 02:33:38 EST 2014 FC2??:????????? #??? #laos #?????? #sougofollow
From @ihotmusiccharts on Mon Nov 24 02:32:14 EST 2014 ????????????? ???????????? (Backing Track) by Ja R Siam is number 3 in Laos #iTunes top 100 songs
From @ihotmusiccharts on Mon Nov 24 02:32:14 EST 2014 Abhi Toh Main Jawan Hoon by Alisha Chinai is number 2 in Laos #iTunes top 100 songs