Laos has a low-income economy, with one of the lowest annual incomes in the world.

Since 1975, it has been ruled by a Marxist and communist government.

  • Laos is a land locked country.
  • Laos has largest boundary with Vietnam which is approximately 2130 km.
  • Laos has shortest boundary with Burma which is approximately 235 km.
  • The largest river in Laos is Mekong which is 4350 km.
  • The largest export partner of Laos is Thailand.
  • The largest import partner of Laos is Thailand.
  • There is 1 seaport in Laos.

Tourist Attraction#

A Buddha reclines in Xieng Khuan, or Buddha Park, near the Thailand border.


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