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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: UPI.comMon, 14 Apr 2014 09:55:19 -0700
Happy New Year's Bengal, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and ...

Happy New Year's Bengal, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Thailand. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry expressed his well wishes to South and Southeast Asian countries celebrating New Year's. By JC Finley | April 14, 2014 at 12:44 PM | ...   read full story

Publisher: VietNamNet BridgeWed, 16 Apr 2014 04:03:45 -0700
Vietnam group invests in agricultural projects in Laos

Mr. Tran Bac Ha, Chair of the Association of Vietnamese Investors in Laos, says that by the end of 2013, Vietnamese enterprises had invested in 440 projects in Laos, worth about $4.9 billion. Of them, Hoang Anh Gia Lai's investment ranks as the largest.   read full story

Publisher: Mother JonesWed, 26 Mar 2014 03:07:30 -0700
Watch the US Drop 2.5 Million Tons of Bombs on Laos

Between 1964 and 1973, the United States dropped around 2.5 million tons of bombs on Laos. While the American public was focused on the war in neighboring Vietnam, the US military was waging a devastating covert campaign to cut off North Vietnamese ...   read full story

Publisher: (blog)Mon, 14 Apr 2014 06:52:30 -0700
Laos in the House: New year dinner at Vientiane

Vientiane Cafe in West Philly is marking the new year with an eight-course dinner on Tuesday, April 15 and Wednesday, April 16. It's a benefit for the Laos In The House community arts project. Both dinner dates will be hosted by Catzie Vilayphonh, Laos ...   read full story

Laos Tweets

From @jorge_jorge15 on Wed Apr 16 21:22:26 EDT 2014 Se me borran todos los numero del whaa y solo se keaa el de @mariagodino94 jajajaj estas en to laos jajaja
From @kikyqiqo on Wed Apr 16 21:21:03 EDT 2014 RT @WOWFakta: Tahukah Anda kalau tentara Singapura, Thailand, Laos, bahkan AS memakai amunisi produksi PT. Pindad Bandung.
From @kiara_laos on Wed Apr 16 21:20:38 EDT 2014 RT @JacobWhitesides: ?@smhgilinsky: the fact that I am some of your guys wcw's make me smile everyday? you're my wcw
From @kiara_laos on Wed Apr 16 21:20:36 EDT 2014 RT @Mr_Carterr: Florida tomorrow! ?
From @kiara_laos on Wed Apr 16 21:20:33 EDT 2014 RT @JacobWhitesides: ?@caniffties: i think jacob hates me guys lol? but you're my bae?
From @negrillonne on Wed Apr 16 21:20:30 EDT 2014 Laos awai
From @kiara_laos on Wed Apr 16 21:20:21 EDT 2014 RT @JacobWhitesides: ?@flirtcameron: Jacob just faved my selfie NO U CANT DO THAT? that's my way of saying I want to date u bc you're flawl?
From @RhythmOperator on Wed Apr 16 21:19:33 EDT 2014 RT @lphnyc: André Laos, "Yield": via @YouTube
From @kiara_laos on Wed Apr 16 21:17:32 EDT 2014 RT @JacobWhitesides: ?@iDateWhitesides: Jacob doesn't like me anymore it's official lol? love you Sierra.
From @kiara_laos on Wed Apr 16 21:17:20 EDT 2014 RT @JacobWhitesides: ?@plasticdale: jacob is literally like the green bean giant in person, he?s like 8 foot tall.? Plastic dale
From @kiara_laos on Wed Apr 16 21:17:12 EDT 2014 RT @JacobWhitesides: You guys only tweet about me when I'm online ?
From @kiara_laos on Wed Apr 16 21:17:11 EDT 2014 RT @taylorcaniff: I just saw a ferrari I want one.. or two
From @kiara_laos on Wed Apr 16 21:17:01 EDT 2014 RT @aaroncarpenter_: It feels so nice here
From @kiara_laos on Wed Apr 16 21:16:54 EDT 2014 RT @JacobWhitesides: I feel so bleh
From @kiara_laos on Wed Apr 16 21:16:42 EDT 2014 RT @TheMattEspinosa: I just realized I'm going through highschool without going to a prom cuz I'm doing online school next year