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Laos
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Luang Prabang
Provinces
Vientiane
Tour Packages
Luang Prabang
World Heritage Site
2 Days / 1 Night
3 Days / 2 Nights
4 Days / 3 Nights
5 Days / 4 Nights
Vientiane City
and Luang Prabang
4 Days / 3 Nights
5 Days / 4 Nights
Lao Discovery Tours
4 Days / 3 Nights
Pakse, Sekong, Attapeu, Pakse
5 Days / 4 Nights
Vientiane, Xieng Khouang, Luang Prabang
6 Days / 5 Nights
Vientiane, Vang Vieng, Luang Prabang
7 Days / 6 Nights
Vientiane, Vang Vieng, Luang Prabang, Pakbeng, Houexai
8 Days / 7 Nights
Houexai, Pakbeng, Luang Prabang, Vientiane, Pakse, Vat Phou, Bolovan Plateau
Cruises
Luangsay
Vat Phou
Travel Information
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Tourist Destinations
Luang Prabang
Provinces
Vientiane

 

 

Country Information
Lao's People Democratic Republic

COUNTRY Lao People's Democratic Republic
SIZE 236,800 sq.Km
BOUNDARIES Burma 235 Km, Cambodia 541 Km, China 423 Km, Thailand 1,754 Km, Vietnam 2,130 Km
COASTLINE Landlocked
TERRAIN Mostly rugged mountains, some plains and plateaus. Most of the country is mountainous and thickly forested. The Mekong forms a large part of the Western boundary with Thailand.
CLIMATE Tropical. Dry season from December-April and Monsoon rains from June-October.
CAPITAL Vientiane
CURRENCY Kip (LAK)
GOVERNMENT Communist state.
HEAD OF STATE President Gen. Khamtai Siphandon
HEAD OF GOVERNMENT Prime Minister Boungnang Volachit
NATIONALITY Lao(s) / Laotian(s)
POPULATION 5,777,180
ETHNIC GROUPS Lao Loum (Lowland) 68%, Lao Theung (Upland) 22%, Lao Soung (Highland) including the Hmong (Meo) and the Yao (Mien) 9%, ethnic Vietnamese/Chinese 1%
RELIGIONS Buddhist 60%, Animist and others 40% (including various Christian denominations 1.5%)
LANGUAGE Lao, French, English, Thai
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