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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: Bangkok PostThu, 24 Apr 2014 00:29:24 -0700
Laos' Attapeu airport 50% constructed

VIENTIANE - Construction of Laos' Attapeu International Airport is 50% completed and should be finished on schedule by May 2015, a media report said on Thursday. The 36-million-US-dollar airport will be the first international facility for Laos' remote ...   read full story


Publisher: TVRWed, 23 Apr 2014 06:52:30 -0700
Belarus counts on trade and economic cooperation with Laos

The corresponding statement was made by the head of the state, as he met Pani Yathotu, the Chair of the National Assembly of Laos. The visit of the President of Laos, which was paid last year started a new stage in the relations between two countries.   read full story


Publisher: Bangkok PostMon, 21 Apr 2014 16:26:53 -0700
Laos coffee producer brews up Thai drive

Dao-Heuang Group, the largest coffee producer in Laos, is ready for a major expansion of its coffee and other agricultural products in Thailand in a bid to double its overall sales to US$320 million in the next five years. Dao-Heuang Group founders ...   read full story

Related news/stories

Publisher: The NationMon, 21 Apr 2014 10:15:00 -0700
Laos' coffee giant eyes Thailand for expansion 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

Laos Tweets

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From @mickeyssister on Thu Apr 24 17:45:47 EDT 2014 RT @jackybabyyx: I'm proud that I'm Laotian; but Laos people are so damn judgmental.
From @BabiBlackBull on Thu Apr 24 17:42:35 EDT 2014 RT @ByTheCCS: @@BabiBlackBull babi as sio mi ejemplo y seras durante muxo tiempo hermano pq gente como tu no se encuentra en tos laos jaja?
From @SuccessOrDiee on Thu Apr 24 17:41:28 EDT 2014 RT @jackybabyyx: I'm proud that I'm Laotian; but Laos people are so damn judgmental.
From @jackybabyyx on Thu Apr 24 17:40:43 EDT 2014 I'm proud that I'm Laotian; but Laos people are so damn judgmental.
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From @cristinaarcos05 on Thu Apr 24 17:39:07 EDT 2014 RT @BonaMigue: @cristinaarcos05 yo siempre estoi en to laos i ke yo tanbien me alegro averte conosio feucha i grasias ati tanbien pr estar ?