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Complete details about Laos in Asia with capital city Vientiane

Country NameLaos (Lao)
Country CodeLAO
Capital CityVientiane
ContinentAsia
RegionSoutheast Asia
Independence Year1953
Population5433000
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: The Straits TimesSun, 21 Sep 2014 06:59:44 -0700
Asian Games: Sepak takraw bronze for Singapore after Laos disqualification

The National Sepak Takraw team with their coach Padzli Othman (centre) and manager Mohd Nasri Haron (third from right) pose for a photograph before their departure for the Asian Games 2014 in Incheon, South Korea, on 17 Sept 2014. SINGAPORE ...   read full story

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Publisher: TODAYonlineSun, 21 Sep 2014 13:03:45 -0700
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Publisher: Milwaukee Journal SentinelFri, 19 Sep 2014 21:41:15 -0700
A Wisconsin tribute to the bravery of Hmong pilots in Laos

Hmong pilots flying dangerous missions in north Laos in support of the U.S. effort in the Vietnam War have never had a memorial paying tribute to their bravery ? until now. On Saturday a restored T-28 propeller plane like the ones the Hmong flew will ...   read full story


Publisher: Westside TodaySat, 20 Sep 2014 07:37:30 -0700
WNS Brothers Unite Students for Kids in Laos

Cameron said he was grateful to have the opportunity to represent WNS and the Liner brothers by bringing the school supplies to the Laos orphanage. ?I was incredibly happy to deliver the school supplies donated by the WNS community to the orphanage in ...   read full story


Publisher: Los Angeles TimesSun, 21 Sep 2014 06:31:53 -0700
Travel letters: Enhancing a visit to Luang Prabang, Laos

Enhancing visit to Luang Prabang. As much as the article depicted life in Luang Prabang, Laos, I would add a couple of things ["Mind and Spirit in Harmony" by Julie L. Kessler, Sept. 14]. I was surprised the article never mentioned that motorbikes ...   read full story

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