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Official NameThe Lao People's Democratic Republic
Country Meaning(Kingdom of Three Laos)
MottoPeace, Independence, Democracy, Unity and Prosperity (Official)
AnthemPheng Xat Lao (Hymn of the Lao People)
Population7,337,783 (0.09% of the world)
LanguagesLao (official), French, English, various ethnic languages
Alpha Code »LA / LAO
Internet Domain
Currency Symbol Lao kip (₭ LAK)
Central Bank »Bank of the Lao People's Democratic Republic
Calling Codes+856
Area Total Area: 236,800 km2 (91,400 sq mi)
Land: 230,800 km2 (89,100 sq mi)
Water: 6,000 km2 (2,300 sq mi)
RegionSouth-eastern Asia
Lat/Long19.8562700, 102.4954960
Timezone1 timezone(s)