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Laos

Laos, officially known as the Lao People's Democratic Republic, 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 of . Compared to the hectic, bustling capitals in other countries, 's relaxing atmosphere makes it feel like the small town it is.

, or Louangphrabang is the former capital of and a UNESCO World Heritage city.

is a riverside town in . Once little more than a bus stop on the long haul…

is the capital city of in , a small but relatively modern and friendly population center near the borders with and .

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is a mountainous region of . It shares borders with , , and .

The southern region of . The south is relatively less mountainous than the north and central regions of Laos.

Laos

  • Location: ,
  • Population: 6,370,000
  • Latitude of center: 18.17° or 18° 10' 12" north
  • Longitude of center: 104.63° or 104° 37' 48" east
  • Elevation: 702 meters (2303 feet)
  • Capital:
  • Area: 236,800 km² (91,429 miles²)
  • Languages: Lao, French and English
  • Currency: Kip (LAK)
  • Phone code: 856
  • Internet domain: .la
  • Neighbors: , , , and
  • GeoNames ID: 1655842

Other Names for Laos

  • Albanian: Laosi
  • Amharic: ላኦስ
  • Arabic: لاوس
  • Armenian: Լաոս
  • Bambara: Layosi
  • Belarusian: Лаоская Народна-Дэмакратычная Рэспубліка
  • Bengali: লাওস
  • Bulgarian: Лаос
  • Bulgarian: Народна Демократична Република Лаос
  • Burmese: လာအို
  • Central Khmer: ឡាវ
  • Chinese: 老挝
  • Chinese: 老挝人民民主共和国
  • Cornish: Pow Lao
  • Croatian: Laoska Narodna Demokratska Republika
  • Czech: Lidově demokratická republika Laos
  • Dzongkha: ལ་འོསུ
  • English: Lao
  • English: Lao PDR
  • English: Lao People’s Democratic Republic
  • Esperanto: Laoso
  • Estonian: Laose DRV
  • Ewe: Laos nutome
  • French: Laos
  • Fulah: Lawoos
  • Galician: República Democrática Popular Lao
  • Ganda: Lawosi
  • Georgian: ლაოსი
  • German: Laos
  • Greek: Λάος
  • Greek: Λατινική Αμερική
  • Gujarati: લાઓસ
  • Hausa: Lawas
  • Hebrew: לאוס
  • Hindi: लाओस
  • Hungarian: Laosz
  • Hungarian: Laoszi Népi Demokratikus Köztársaság
  • Italian: Laos
  • Japanese: ラオス
  • Kannada: ಲಾವೋಸ್
  • Kashmiri: लाओस
  • Kikuyu: Laosi
  • Korean: 라오스
  • Kurdish: لاوس
  • Lao: Sathalanalat Paxathipatai Paxaxôn Lao
  • Lao: ປະເທດລາວ
  • Lao: ລາວ
  • Latin: Laotia
  • Latvian: Laosa
  • Lingala: Lawosi
  • Lithuanian: Laosas
  • Luba-Katanga: Lawosi
  • Macedonian: Лаос
  • Malagasy: Laôs
  • Malayalam: ലാവോസ്
  • Marathi: लाओस
  • Nepali (macrolanguage): लाओस
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Laos, Den folkedemokratiske republikken
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Laos, Den folkedemokratiske republikken
  • Occitan (post 1500): Laòs
  • Oriya (macrolanguage): ଲାଓସ୍
  • Ossetian: Лаос
  • Persian: لائوس
  • Polish: Laos (Demokratyczna Republika Ludowa)
  • Portuguese: Laos
  • Portuguese: República Popular Democrática do Laos
  • Pushto: لاوس
  • Romanian: Lao, Republica Democratică Populară
  • Rundi: Layosi
  • Russian: Лаос
  • Sango: Lùaôsi
  • Sanskrit: लाओस
  • Serbian: Лаос
  • Sinhala: ලාඕසය
  • Slovak: Laoská ľudovodemokratická republika
  • Slovenian: Ljudska demokratična republika Laos
  • Spanish: Laos
  • Swahili (macrolanguage): Laosi
  • Tajik: Лаос
  • Tamil: லாவோஸ்
  • Telugu: లావోస్
  • Thai: ประเทศลาว
  • Thai: ลาว
  • Thai: สาธารณรัฐประชาธิปไตยประชาชนลาว
  • Tibetan: ལཱ་འོས།
  • Tigrinya: ላኦስ
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Lau
  • Uighur: لائوس
  • Ukrainian: Лаос
  • Ukrainian: Лаоська Народно-Демократична Республіка
  • Urdu: لاؤس
  • Vietnamese: Lào
  • Volapük: Laosän
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Laosi
  • Zulu: i-Laos
  • Kingdom of Laos
  • Lane Xang
  • Lanxang
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Pharassa Anachak Lao
  • Phrarassa Anachak Lao
  • Phraratsa Anachak Lao
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