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EDM code : Etudiants Du Monde / Students of the World.
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Laos - Physical geography

Area : 236 800 Km2
Water : 2.5 %
Lands under cultivation : 3 %
Wild pasture lands : 3 %
Forests : 54 %

Min. Height : 70 m (Mekong River)
Max. Height : 2820 m (Phou Bia)


Laos - Climate
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Rainfall (mm) in Vientiane
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Laos - People
Nationality : Lao, Laotian
Main language(s) : Lao (Laotian), French, Vietnamese, Chinese, English

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Population (2005) : 5 924 000 people
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Density : 25 people / Km2
Fertility rate : 4.6 children / woman
Life expectancy : 55 years
Urban population : 21 %

Main cities :
535 000 people Vientiane (capital)
100 000 people Savannakhet
70 000 people Louang Prabang
50 000 people Pakse


Laos - Economy
Currency : Kip (LAK) = 100 At
Rate of exchange (Sept.2004) :

1 Euro = 12 983 Kip (LAK)

GDP (Gross Domestic Product), 2002 : 1.79 billion dollars
GDP per capita, 2002 : 302 dollars
GNP (Gross National Product), 2005 : 2.62 billion dollars
GNP per capita, 2005 : 442 dollars


Laos - Miscellaneous information
MAIN NATURAL RESOURCES (world rank 2003) :
- Rice (22)
- Coffee (28)
- Tobacco
- Wood
- Pigs
OTHER RESOURCES & PRODUCTS :
- Hydroelectricity
- Textiles & clothes


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