Everything About Laos

By: Zara Info. By: Zara and Hazel

A very amazing and beautiful place

Climate

  • Warm and tropical
  • Lots of moisture
  • Rain showers
  • Heaviest rainfalls start in May and ends in September or October
  • Dry season is in December to May
  • Rainy season is in May to November

Population

Population
  • 6,695,166 (2013 April 4th)

Capital

Capital

  • Vientiane
  • Also called the city of sandalwood
  • Largest city in Laos

System of Goverment

System of Government

  • Communist
  • Currency is kip
  • Lao peoples democratic republic
  • National anthem called pheng xat lao

Landforms

  • Lots of Mountains and Forests
  • landlocked
  • Area 236,800 square km

Crops and Agriculture

  • Permanent crops 0.34 perent
  • Products produced there are sweet potatoes, vegtables, corn, coffee, sugar cane, tobacco, cotton, tea, peanuts, rice, water buffalo, pigs, cattle, and poultry

Other

  • National symbol elephant
  • coordinates 18 00 N, 105 00 E
  • Independence 19 July 1949 (from france)
  • Languages: Lao and French
  • Main religion Buddhist
  • Literacy rate 73 percent
  • Life expectancy 62. 39 years