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Geography Statistics of Lao People's Democratic Republic

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
  • Coastline: 0 km landlocked (0 miles)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 89,112 sq miles (230,800 sq km)
    (water) 2,317 sq miles (6,000 sq km)
    (TOTAL) 91,428 sq miles (236,800 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: There are 16 provinces, 1 municipality and 1 special zone in Laos; provinces include: Attapu, Bokeo, Bolikhamxai, Champasak, Houaphan, Khammouan, Louangnamtha, Louangphrabang, Oudomxai, Phongsali, Salavan, Savannakhet, Viangchan, Viangchan, Xaignabouli, Xekong and Xiangkhoang. The municipality is Vientiane, the special zone is Xaisomboun
  • Horizontal Width: 243.62 miles (392.06 km) from Pak Lai east to Ban Nape
  • Vertical Length: 278.41 miles (448.05 km) from Phongsali south to Vientiane

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (5) Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, China, Thailand, Vietnam
  • Geographic Center: About 47.39 miles (76.26 km) northwest of Ban Nape
  • Highest Point: Phou Bia 9,242 ft. (2,817 m)
  • Lowest Point: Mekong River 229 ft. (70 m)
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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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