Laos is a nation in , known for its mountainous terrain, French colonial architecture, hill tribe settlements, and Buddhist monasteries.

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is the capital and largest city of Laos, on the banks of the Mekong River near the border with . Photo: Benh, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Louangphabang, or Luang Phabang, commonly transliterated into Western languages from the pre-1975… Photo: Jjtkk, CC BY 2.5.

is a province of . It's best known for a series of Khmer ruins, collectively named a UNESCO World Heritage Site as the Cultural Landscape. Photo: Tango7174, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is the capital city of in , a small but relatively modern and friendly population center near the borders with and . Photo: Tango7174, CC BY-SA 4.0.


shares borders with and , as well as with and Laos. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a mountainous region of Laos. It shares borders with , , and . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

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