Laos Travel Guide
By Priya Gregerson 6th Period
Land-major mountains include Phou Bia-which is the #mountain in Laos it is 9,249 feet high. A major river is the Mekong river which is 2,703 miles. It flows through Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, China, Myanmar (Burma), and Vietnam.
Language(s)- The main language spoken is Lao
type of economy- communist
imports/exports- machinery, equipment, vehicles, fuel, consumer goods; wood products, coffee, electricity, tin, copper, gold, and cassava. Cassava is a type of root and it is otherwise known as Tapioca. Electricity is the highest export
industries- There is no heavy industry and much of the country's industry is comprised of smaller companies.
Climate- Laos has a humid and tropical environment. They also have monsoons.
Religion-The main religion practiced by far is Theravada Buddhism.
Sports (Culture)- martial arts and football (soccer) are the most popular. other sports are also played.