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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: Fifa.comMon, 20 Oct 2014 22:46:54 -0700
Myanmar, Laos top regional quintet

They will be joined by Laos who, along with local rivals Myanmar, had already ensured their progression into the competition proper. The Laotians will face Vietnam, Indonesia and Philippines in Group A. The opening match of the AFF Suzuki Cup final ...   read full story

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Publisher: ABS CBN NewsTue, 21 Oct 2014 09:07:30 -0700
Azkals face Laotians in Suzuki Cup read full story
Publisher: Mizzima NewsTue, 21 Oct 2014 19:48:45 -0700
Myanmar qualifies for Southeast Asian Football Championships read full story

Publisher:, 19 Oct 2014 02:11:15 -0700
The real country of 'no worries'

A teacher by profession, Ashley packed up her bags and headed to the city of Luang Prabang in Laos to volunteer with Global Vision International (GVI). Here's her story. How would you describe Luang Prabang? Breathtaking. Luang Prabang is a beautiful ...   read full story

Publisher: The NationMon, 20 Oct 2014 23:45:00 -0700
Laos announces population census, calls for cooperation

Vientiane (dpa) - Laos is to carry out a countrywide census, state-run media said Tuesday. "People will be interviewed in regards to their profession, marital status, income, housing conditions, access to electricity or whether or not they receive ...   read full story

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Publisher: BoxscoreMon, 20 Oct 2014 18:07:30 -0700
Myanmar finish top of ASEAN Football Federation qualifiers after Laos triumph read full story

Publisher: NK NewsSun, 19 Oct 2014 21:02:40 -0700
North Korean defectors SK-bound after Laos release

The group was reportedly assisted by a Chinese national in crossing the Chinese border into Laos before heading to South Korea through Thailand. On Thursday morning they were arrested by local police in northern Laos while waiting in a vehicle.   read full story

Laos Tweets

From @Dorkvaderx on Wed Oct 22 08:11:54 EDT 2014 @MamaSiHenrickTo Donnalyn's new track "Huwag Sya" played kanina on my way home. laos na kakaibabe pare.
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From @BHRRC on Wed Oct 22 08:09:49 EDT 2014 Weekly Update on business and human rights: Villagers & NGOs urge inquiry into Laos dam project
From @_Ali_Ward on Wed Oct 22 08:09:26 EDT 2014 @Katieodons come back out in jan for Cambodia Laos and Vietnam ;) let me know what you get up to for sure!
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From @hugobrown on Wed Oct 22 08:08:39 EDT 2014 #Travel - #LuangPrabang #Laos - The Ugly side of #tourism destroying alms ceremony and #Chinese Disregard of rules:
From @KrixZsn on Wed Oct 22 08:07:42 EDT 2014 RT @CambateLaPeluca: Cuando era niño decía "Yuó cuando tenga coche buf, voy a salir a tos laos tá" Y claro, después me di cuenta que la ga?
From @lyn05_ on Wed Oct 22 08:07:27 EDT 2014 Kausap ko friend ko nagwork as pr manager..pag pala bash ka ibig sabihin super sikat ka..kase daw di ka naman pag aksayan ng time pag laos.
From @fcksleli on Wed Oct 22 08:05:50 EDT 2014 Laos lindo libera o WIFI pra mim.
From @brknliar on Wed Oct 22 08:05:19 EDT 2014 @Kairaaaaa_ yep my mother was born in laos and my father in Cambodia
From @mrg184 on Wed Oct 22 08:04:24 EDT 2014 Esta niña esta en tos laos
From @PUNT_FOR_LAOS on Wed Oct 22 08:03:41 EDT 2014 PUNT??????????????????