Laos

Summary

Currency Used
Official Language
Form of Government
Communist state
People's Republic
Single-party state
Capital
Contained by
Area
236,800 km² (91429 mi²)
Population
GDP (nominal)
7,181,441,152 (2010, US$)
1,757,142,806 (1984, US$)
2,366,666,615 (1985, US$)
GDP (nominal per capita)
2,100 (2008, US$)
 

Country

Administrative Divisions
Internet TLD
la
Languages spoken
ISO Short Name
LAO PEOPLE'S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC
National anthem
Pheng Xat Lao (1947)
FIPS Code
LA
Calling Code
856
 

Mythical creature location

Mythical creature(s)
 

Linguistic hint

Adjectival form
Lao
 

Countries

Continent
 

Literature Subject

Works Written About This Topic
 

Newspaper circulation area

Newspapers
 

Uncommon Topic

Exceptions
 

Dated location

Date founded
1949-07-19
 

Bibs Location

Type
Country
 

Taxonomy Subject

entry
Library of Congress Classification (DS, 555, 555.98)
 

Sports Team Location

Teams
 

Olympic participating country

Athletes
IOC Code
LAO
Olympics participated in
 

Location

Contains
People born here
Adjectival form
Lao
Laotian
Adjoins
Events
Time zone(s)
ICT
Geolocation
103.606858824 × 18.291
 

Statistical region

GDP growth rate
-1.426 (1987)
-2.01 (1988)
5.07 (1985)
Major exports
Military expenditure as percentage of GDP
7.393 (1994)
6.173 (1995)
8.977 (1992)
Internet users as percentage of population
0.01 (1998)
0.111 (2000)
0.038 (1999)
Religions
Christianity (1.3)
Buddhism (65)
Animism (32.9)
Places exported to
Life expectancy
43.978 (1960)
44.184 (1961)
44.391 (1962)
Places imported from
Fertility rate
5.961 (1960)
5.964 (1961)
5.966 (1962)
 

Organization member

Member of
 

Organization scope

Organizations with this scope
Lao Federation of Trade Unions
 

Flag referent

Flag
Flag of Laos (1975-12-02)
 

Beer country / region

Beers from here
 

Governmental Jurisdiction

Government bodies
National Assembly of Laos
Governing officials
Agencies
Laos Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
Laos Ministry of Foreign Affairs
 

Administrative Area

Administrative parent
Administrative children
Short name
la
Adjectival form
of
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