Category: Laos

Laos is a country in Indochina, without access to the sea. There are 7 million residents (2016). The capital is Vientiane. In the Middle Ages, the current territory of Laos was famous for the number of elephants. In the 17th century, the territory was divided into two kingdoms: Vientiane and Luang Prabang. In the 19th century, Laos became a French protectorate. It was invaded by Japan in World War II and taken over by the French. Independence was achieved in 1949.

Flag of Laos

Laos Flag and Meaning

Flag of Laos Laos Flag Meaning The flag was adopted on December 2, 1975. The red in...

Laos Country Population

Laos Population

Laos is a one-party communist state and is one of Asia’s poorest countries. The country has large...

Airports in Laos

Laos Airports

As of 2019, there are 24 airports throughout the country of Laos according to IATA and ICAO....

Laos Country Flag

Laos Facts

Laos, State of Southeast Asian Peninsula; 236,800 km2, 7.1 million residents (2019).The Mekong, the peninsula’s largest river,...

Embassies of Laos

Embassies of Laos

List of all Laos embassies and consulates in foreign countries or regions, including the city where it...