Ten fun facts about Laos


Fact 1
It is officially known as the Lao People's Democratic Republic.

Fact 2
It is the only country in Southeast Asia which is landlocked, And because of being landlocked, Laos does not have a navy.

Fact 3
The Laotian New Year celebration is a three-day-long festival held from April 13 to 15.


Fact 4
The Khone Papeng, found in Laos, is the largest waterfall in the whole of Southeast Asia.

Fact 5
The first time Laos has ever hosted the Southeast Asian Games, or SEA Games, was in 2009.

Fact 6
The jars in the Plain of Jars are each big enough to hold a person.

Fact 7
Laosí biggest agricultural export is coffee.

Fact 8
A full 80% of all Laotian work is in agriculture.

Fact 9
The earliest history of Laos can be traced back to a time, 50,000 years ago, when the first modern humans are believed to have come to Southeast Asia.

Fact 10
The country is rich in natural resources like timber, gypsum, tin, gold, and other gemstones.


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Short about Laos
is a landlocked country in Southeast Asia.


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Population
6,693,300

Sources
CIA The World Factbook



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