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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 236,800 km2
Population 7,019,073
Population Density 29.64 / km2
Government Type Communist State
GDP (PPP) $40.96 Billion
GDP Per Capita $5,700
Currency Kip (LAK)
Largest Cities
  • Vientiane (196,731)
  • Pakxe (88,332)
  • Savannakhet (66,553)
  • Louangphabang (47,378)
  • Xam Nua (38,992)
  • Phonsavan (37,507)
  • Muang Phonsavan (37,507)
  • Thakhek (26,200)
  • Muang Xay (25,000)
  • Vangviang (25,000)
  • Animal: Indian Elephant
  • Coat of Arms:

    Flag of 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."
  • Flag of Laos
  • Flower: Plumeria
  • Motto: "Peace, independence, democracy, unity and prosperity"

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