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Laos - LA / LAO

Name Laos (Cost of living)
Country ISO codes LA / LAO
Continent Asia
Continent code AS
Capital Vientiane
Area 2308
DD coordinates 18.206296 / 103.889022
DMS coordinates 18°12'22.67" N / 103°53'20.48" E
UTM coordinates 48Q 382520.50943651 2013365.4666892
Total cities 336
Flag of Laos

Laos location on map

Information about Laos

Laos is a part of the Asia continent. It's geographical location is subject to the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standardization, which, for Laos, is LA.

It's territory covers an area of 2308 square kilometers. The country’s administration comes from Vientiane, the capital city of Laos. On nationwide level, Lao, Laotian is declared to be the official language(es) of the country.

On its territory, there are multiple nationalities and ethnic groups represented, such as Lao, Laotian. Highways and other transport links are characterized by a rather right-side road traffic. Traveling by car, people can drive 39586 km of roadways. Laos merchant ships, tankers, and other types of maritime transport have access to 4600 km of waterways.

Regular telecommunication operations are performed with the use of 856 prefix. Citizens and residents of the country use LAK as the main currency to purchase goods and pay for services. Most people in Laos live according to the Asia/Vientiane time zone, which is also the one used in Vientiane.

More facts

Official languages Lao, Laotian
Nationalities Lao, Laotian
Road traffic Right
Domain zone .la
Phone codes 856
Currencies LAK
Life expectancy males Ø 65,8 years
Life expectancy females Ø 69,4 years
Birthrate 23,5 ‰
Deathrate 6,4 ‰
Males/Females 50,2%/49,8%

Where to fly from Laos

Flight direction Origin airport Destination airport Airline Flight № Transfers Return transfers Duration Price
Vientiane (LA) - Hanoi (VN) VTE HAN QV 311 0 0 60 170,00$
Vientiane (LA) - Bangkok (TH) VTE BKK QV 441 0 0 60 180,00$
Vientiane (LA) - Phnom Penh (KH) VTE PNH VN 921 0 0 85 156,00$
Louangphabang (LA) - Bangkok (TH) LPQ BKK QV 633 0 0 120 212,00$
Updated 27.05.2022

Airlines providing flights in LA

LA economy

GDP 2,02 bn $
Exportations 6216,1 M $
Importations 7318,2 M $
Tourism receipts 974,00 M $
Unemployment rate 1,0%
Inflation rate 3,32%
Corruption index 29 (very bad)
Energy consumption 5,5 bn kWh

LA land use

0% Urban areas 1019 km²
10% Agricultural areas 24296 km²
81% Forest 192495 km²
0% Water areas 6000 km²
8% Others 18991 km²

LA transport

Roadways 39586 km
Waterways 4600 km
Commercial harbors 1
Airports 16

Laos cities by first letter

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From Laos to other countries distance

ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
NZL Flag of New Zealand New Zealand Oceania Wellington 9768 km
ALB Flag of Albania Albania Europe Tirana 8175 km
ARG Flag of Argentina Argentina South America Buenos Aires 17461 km
BIH Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina Europe Sarajevo 8320 km
BRB Flag of Barbados Barbados North America Bridgetown 16079 km
BEL Flag of Belgium Belgium Europe Brussels 9098 km
BRN Flag of Brunei Brunei Asia Bandar Seri Begawan 1924 km
BHS Flag of Bahamas Bahamas North America - 15312 km
BLR Flag of Belarus Belarus Europe Minsk 7464 km
CHE Flag of Switzerland Switzerland Europe - 8960 km

There are many ways to find how far is Laos (LA) from other places on map, North pole, Equator or South pole, there are 2 common methods - the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula.

From Laos to Haversine
North pole 7983 km 4960 mil
Equator 11473 km 7129 mil
South pole 12032 km 7476 mil

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People also ask - FAQ

The most longest distances between Laos and Peru is 19006 kilometers or 11810 miles.
The most smallest distances between Laos and Vietnam is 327 kilometers or 203 miles.
We found information about 336 cities.
The capital of LA is Vientiane with population in 2022 over 760000 people.
The area of Laos (LA) is 2308 square kilometers.
Yes, Laos is part of the continent of Asia.
Official name of LA is The Lao People's Democratic Republic.
Laos has approximately 16 airports.