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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 DiplomatThu, 03 Sep 2015 11:22:30 -0700
Laos Officially Approves Controversial Dam Project

Laos' parliament has approved the concession agreement for a controversial dam project, with construction expected to begin before the end of 2015, media sources reported earlier this week. As I wrote in a previous piece for The Diplomat, the proposed ...   read full story


Publisher: Yahoo TravelThu, 03 Sep 2015 23:40:41 -0700
Love on the Road: I Met My Fiancé While Motorbiking in Laos

The first ever photo of Jonathan and Cach in Luang Prabang, Laos. (Photo: Kach Medina). During our initial conversation, Kach told me she was born and raised in the Philippines, but had been working in Kuwait and Dubai. Like me, she had just quit her ...   read full story


Publisher: Reuters UKThu, 03 Sep 2015 06:34:50 -0700
Son spurs Laos rout; Hong Kong hold China

SINGAPORE South Korea smashed eight past lowly Laos and Asian champions Australia battered Bangladesh 5-0 as the continent's elite made light work of the region's plucky outsiders in World Cup qualifying on Thursday. Japan again looked disjointed in ...   read full story

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Publisher: Daily MailThu, 03 Sep 2015 07:17:27 -0700
Tottenham Hotspur new signing Son Heung-Min scores hat-trick as South Korea ... read full story
Publisher: FourFourTwoThu, 03 Sep 2015 05:56:15 -0700
South Korea 8 Laos 0: Son leads the way in rout read full story


Publisher: The Korea HeraldFri, 04 Sep 2015 02:45:00 -0700
Experts discuss ecotourism promotion in Laos

Under the theme of ?Reinforcing sustainable Tourism in Lao PDR,? the one-day workshop held in Pakse, offered a platform for Lao government officials, travel agencies and professionals to draw ideas to lure more Korean tourists to the landlocked nation ...   read full story

Laos Tweets

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From @deportesritmo on Fri Sep 04 06:19:04 EDT 2015 Corea del Sur le hace un ocho a Laos http://t.co/dhJFV31Vov
From @maraguer on Fri Sep 04 06:19:03 EDT 2015 Corea del Sur le hace un ocho a Laos http://t.co/aOmZTnrvY0
From @Bixa_Mala on Fri Sep 04 06:18:46 EDT 2015 @Tryphon_ está la gente mi loca, en tuister como en to los laos chico, vaya tela, si hay q reportar avisa, apoyo máximo ??
From @IrMeorShafiq on Fri Sep 04 06:18:19 EDT 2015 RT @semuanyabola: Half Time: AFF U-19 Malaysia 0 - 0 Laos #SemuanyaBOLA
From @the48clubkorea on Fri Sep 04 06:18:03 EDT 2015 @aishiterutokyo @dasher39 competitive is only competitive if both teams can compete. Laos were pathetic last night. That wasn't competitive.
From @SouthKoreablog1 on Fri Sep 04 06:17:46 EDT 2015 Experts discuss ecotourism promotion in Laos #koreatimes http://t.co/j4Zyv2DvGa
From @cflynn123 on Fri Sep 04 06:17:46 EDT 2015 RT @SpursOfficial: Heung-Min Son has completed his hat-trick to put South Korea 7-0 up against Laos. http://t.co/XqpuHJTD2u
From @Noticiasgloobal on Fri Sep 04 06:17:36 EDT 2015 Corea del Sur le hace un ocho a Laos http://t.co/qGuQnMgg1S
From @notideportes24 on Fri Sep 04 06:17:34 EDT 2015 Marca: Corea del Sur le hace un ocho a Laos: Corea del Sur aplastó a Laos por 8-0 en territorio coreano. Con e... http://t.co/MrYgsluM8p
From @_LiveFutbol on Fri Sep 04 06:17:33 EDT 2015 Corea del Sur le hace un ocho a Laos http://t.co/gSwh3IX5Tq
From @LaSeleTD7 on Fri Sep 04 06:17:31 EDT 2015 Corea del Sur le hace un ocho a Laos: Corea del Sur aplastó a Laos por 8-0 en territorio corea... http://t.co/drUHRb80Jj #QuienDijoMiedo
From @vofnlaos on Fri Sep 04 06:17:29 EDT 2015 Kommaly Chanthavong: Preserving culture, weaving women's future: MANILA, Philippines ? As her village in the m... http://t.co/Ya0xux9mNv
From @vofnlaos on Fri Sep 04 06:17:29 EDT 2015 Laos: Laos' upcoming presidency of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) could help Russia to enh... http://t.co/Ya0xux9mNv