Point Information
Country Name Lao People’s Democratic Republic
Short Name Laos
Capital Vientiane
Largest city Vientiane
Official languages Lao
National Languages Lao
Religion Buddhism 66.0%, Tai folk religion 30.7%, Christianity 1.5%, Others / None 1.8%
Demonym(s) Lao, Laotian
Government Unitary Marxist–Leninist one-party socialist republic
President Bounnhang Vorachith
Vice President Phankham Viphavanh
House Speaker Pany Yathotou
Chief Justice Xaysi Santivong
Total Area 237,955 km2 (91,875 sq mi)
Water (%) 2
Total Land Area (%) 233,195.9 km2
Population 7,123,205  (2019 estimate)
GDP (PPP) US$58.329 billion (2019 estimate)
GDP (Nominal) US$20.153 billion (2019 estimate)
Currency Kip (₭) (LAK)
Time zone UTC+7 (ICT)
Date format
Mains Electricity 230 V – 50 Hz
Driving side Right
Calling code +856
ISO 3166 code LA
Internet TLD .la
Political Parties  Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP)

Committee for the Defence of National Interests

Democratic Party

Independent Party

Independence Day 22 October 1953
Tallest Building Sky Office at Vientiane World Trade Center

Portofina Hotel

Don Chan Palace Hotel

Latsavong Plaza Office Tower

Richest Persons Khamtai Siphandone
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