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  • Area: 236,800 sq. km (91,429 sq. mi.)
  • Population: 7,019,073 (2016 est.)
  • Population growth rate: 1.53% (2016 est.)
  • Life expectancy: 64.3 years (2016)
  • Languages: Lao (official), French, English, various ethnic languages
  • Religions: Buddhist 66.8%, Christian 1.5%, other 31%, unspecified 0.7%
  • Formal name: Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Alternate names: Kingdom of Laos, Lane Xang, Lanxang, Lao, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Pharassa Anachak Lao, Phrarassa Anachak Lao, Phraratsa Anachak Lao, Sathalanalat Paxathipatai Paxaxôn Lao
  • Government type: communist state
  • Leaders: chief of state: President BOUNNYANG Vorachit; head of government: Prime Minister THONGLOUN Sisoulit
  • Capital: Vientiane
  • Administrative divisions: 17 provinces and 1 capital city
  • GDP per capita (PPP): $5,300 (2015 est.)
  • Exports: wood products, coffee, electricity, tin, copper, gold, cassava
  • Imports: machinery and equipment, vehicles, fuel, consumer goods
  • Currency: kip (LAK)

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