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Map of Laos

Map of Laos

Bordering Countries: Burma, Cambodia, China, Thailand, Vietnam
Demonym: Laotian, Lao
Motto: Peace, independence, democracy, unity and prosperity
Population: 6,803,699 (2014)
Population Growth Rate: 1.59% (2014)
Government: single-party socialist state
Capital City: Vientiane
Capital Coordinates: 17°58′N 102°36′E
Capital Time Zone: UTC+7
Currency: Kip
Currency Code: LAK
Currencies Issued: kip
GDP: $7.9 billion (2011)
Per Capita Income: $1,203 (2011)
GDP Growth Rate: 8.30% (2013)
Inflation Rate: 6.50% (2013)
Unemployment Rate: 1.90% (2010)
Foreign Debt: $6.0 billion (2011)
ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 Country Code: LA
Internet Country Code: .la
Number of Internet Users: 300000 (2009)
Calling Code: 856
Electrical Generation Capacity: 3217000 kW (2013)
Independence: 1953 from France
Area: 236,800 square km (230,800 km land) (6,000 km water)
Lowest Point: Mekong River (70 m)
Highest Point: Phu Bia (2,817 m)
Life Expectancy: 63.51 years (2014)
Fertility Rate: 2.90 (2014)
Infant Mortality Rate: 54.53 per 1000 (2014)
HIV Prevalence: 0.30% (2012)
Adult Obesity Prevalence: 2.60% (2008)
Human Development Index: 0.524 (2011)
Corruption Perception Index: 2.2 (2011)
Literacy: 73.00 percent

Number of bank notes in catalogue: 7

Number of coins in catalogue: 1

Number of stamps in catalogue: 20

Location of Laos in Asia

Regional Map for Laos

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