Laos ((/ˈlaʊs/, /ˈlɑː.ɒs/, /ˈlɑː.oʊs/, or /ˈleɪ.ɒs/) Lao Language: ສາທາລະນະລັດ ປະຊາທິປະໄຕ ປະຊາຊົນລາວ, [sǎː.tʰáː.laʔ.naʔ.lat páʔ.sáː.tʰiʔ.páʔ.tàj páʔ.sáː.són.láːw...
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Vientiane - Documentary
Since the 16th century, Vientiane has been the capital of Laos and is situated in the heart of Indochina. The city originated at the point at which the first...
Outline of Laos
The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Laos:Laos – landlocked sovereign country located in Southeast Asia. Laos borders Burma (Myanmar) and China to the northw...
Outline of Laos - Wikipedia
Vientiane (/vjɛnˈtjɑːn/; [vjɛ̃ˈtjan]; Lao: ວຽງຈັນ, Viang chan, [ʋíəŋ tɕàn]; Thai: เวียงจันทน์, Wiang Chan,  [wiəŋ tɕan]; Khmer: វៀងច័ន្ទ, Vieng Chan) is the capital and largest city o...
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History of Laos
Laos emerged from the French Colonial Empire as an independent country in 1953. Laos exists in truncated form from the thirteenth century Lao kingdom of Lan Xang. Lan Xang existed as a unified kingdom...
History of Laos - Wikipedia
Geography of Laos
Laos is a landlocked nation in Southeast Asia, northeast of Thailand, west of Vietnam, that covers 236,800 square kilometers in the center of the Southeast Asian peninsula, is surrounded by Burma (My...
Geography of Laos - Wikipedia
Politics of Laos
The politics of Laos takes place in the framework of a single-party socialist republic. The only legal political party is the Lao People's Revolutionary Party (LPRP). The head of state is President Ch...
Economy of Laos
The economy of the Lao Peoples' Democratic Republic is rapidly growing, as the government began to decentralise control and encourage private enterprise in 1986. Currently, the economy grows at 8% a y...
Economy of Laos - Wikipedia
Transport in Laos
This article concerns systems of transportation in Laos. Laos is a country in Asia, which possesses a number of modern transportation systems, including several highways and a number of airports. As a...
Transport in Laos - Wikipedia
Culture of Laos
Laos developed its culture and customs as the inland crossroads of trade and migration in Southeast Asia over millennia. As of 2012 Laos has a population of roughly 6.4 million spread over 236,800 k...
Culture of Laos - Wikipedia
Art of Laos
Lao art has a long and eventful history.
Lao ceramics were first uncovered in 1970 at a construction site at kilometer 3, Thadeua Road in the Vientiane area, Mekong Valley, Laos. Construction was ...
Art of Laos - Wikipedia
Cuisine of Laos
Lao cuisine is the cuisine of Laos, which is distinct from other Southeast Asian cuisines.The staple food of the Lao is steamed sticky rice, which is eaten by hand. In fact, the Lao eat more sticky ri...
Cuisine of Laos - Wikipedia
Dance and theater of Laos
The dance and theatre of Laos (nattakam Lao, Lao: ນາດຕະກັມລາວ [nâːt táʔ kam láːw]) is the primary dramatic art form of Laos' majority ethnic group, the Lao people. It is shared with the ethnic Lao tha...
Dance and theater of Laos - Wikipedia
Festivals of Laos
Laotian Festivals are usually based on Theravada Buddhism.
Festivals of Laos - Wikipedia
Music of Laos
Laos is dominated by the Lao but includes minorities of Hmong, Mien, Kmhmu, among many others.
Lao folk music, known as Lam, is extemporaneous singing accompanied by the khene. The Lao people als...
Tourism in Laos
Tourism is the fastest growing industry in Laos. It is governed by a ministry-level government agency, the Lao National Tourism Administration, located in Vientiane.
Lao language
Lao or Laotian /ˈlaʊʃən/ (ພາສາລາວ, BGN/PCGN: phasa lao, [pʰáːsǎː láːw]) is a tonal language of the Tai–Kadai language family. It is the official language of Laos, and also spoken in the northeast of T...
Telecommunications in Laos
Telecommunications in Laos are based on a network of telephone lines and radiotelephone communications in remote areas, as well as mobile phone infrastructure. The system is not well-developed.
Government of Laos
The politics of Laos takes place in the framework of a single-party socialist republic. The only legal political party is the Lao People's Revolutionary Party (LPRP). The head of state is President Ch...