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Lao People's Democratic Republic's Information

Flag of Lao People's Democratic Republic
Land Area 230,800 km2
Water Area 6,000 km2
Total Area 236,800km2 (#82)
Population 7,019,073 (#103)
Population Density 30.41/km2
Government Type Communist State
GDP (PPP) $40.96 Billion
GDP Per Capita $5,700
Currency Kip (LAK)
Largest Cities
Laos Flag:
Flag of Laos

The Laos flag was officially adopted on December 2, 1975.

The white circle on the blue field is said to represent the moon shining over the Mekong River. The blue stripe represents wealth, and the red represents the blood shed during the internal struggle for freedom.

Larger Laos flag

Laos Coat of Arms:
Flag of Laos

Adopted in 1992, the emblem of Laos depicts the national shrine Pha That Luang flanked by stalks of rice.

The two inscriptions on the bottom, in Lao script, read: "Peace, independence, democracy, unity and prosperity."

This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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