Laos Country Facts, Country Overview, Information on Laos

Laos, officially the Lao People's Democratic Republic is a country of continent Asia. Laos covers an area of 236.800 square kilometres. Vientiane is the capital of Laos. The official language of Laos is Latin (latine). The telephone country code for Laos is 856. The Laos country code 856 will allow you to call Laos from another country. Laos telephone code 856 is dialed after the IDD. Laos international dialing 856 is followed by an area code. The Kip (₭) is the official currency of Laos. The neighbours of Laos are Cambodia, China, Myanmar [Burma], Thailand and Vietnam. Laos is a member of the United Nations (UN).

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Country Formal Name
Official Name
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Continent Asia
Capital City Vientiane
Currency Kip (₭)
Country Calling Code +856
Internet Country Code top-level Domain (ccTLD) .la
Total Land Area (sq. km) 236.800 km2
ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 Country Code LA
ISO 3166-1 alpha-3 Country Code LAO
Is UN Member? Yes
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