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.
Laos Coat of Arms:
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."
Lao People's Democratic Republic's Information
|Land Area||230,800 km2|
|Water Area||6,000 km2|
|Total Area||236,800km2 (#82)|
|Government Type||Communist State|
|GDP (PPP)||$40.96 Billion|
|GDP Per Capita||$5,700|
|More Information||Lao People's Democratic Republic|
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