Capital Of Laos  

The capital of Laos is Vientiane. The city gets its name from Pali, which is also the liturgical language of Theravada Buddhism, meaning 'The Royal Sandal Grove or the City of Sandalwood'. Vientiane is located in the Mekong Valley of Laos. Being the largest city of Laos, this has an estimated population of over 200,000 in the year 2005.More...

Laos Culture

Laos Culture

The culture of Laos is highly influenced by the Theravada Buddhism. Right from the language to the literature and the temples to art; everything has the influence of Theravada Buddhism. The culture of Laos goes way back to Buddhism, but on the contrary, the Laotian musical instrument called the Khaen, which is also the national instrument and a type pipe made of bamboo, has an origin to the pre-historic times when Theravada Buddhism never existed.More...

 

Laos Landmarks

Laos Landmarks

Just like the rest of the world, Laos has its famous landmarks where one can get drenched in the scenic beauty and revel in the wonders of nature. In fact, the country has a quite a few places that tourists can visit.More...

 

 

Laos Travel Guide

Laos Travel Guide

Laos also called the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) is a mountainous country that is locked on most sides by land. Laos is also one of the countries in Southeast Asia that is under the poverty line; it shares its borders with Vietnam on the east, the southern side with Cambodia, the west with Thailand and the north with China.More...

 

 

What Type Of Government Does Laos Have ?

What Type Of Government Does Laos Have

The type of Government that Laos has is Communist. Laos was a traditional society till the year 1975 and it was ruled by a handful of powerful family members after 1975 it became a communist country after the Lao People’s Democratic Republic was founded.

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Laos-Food      The staple food of the Laos is sticky rice. However, the Vietnamese, Chinese, Hmong and a few other groups prefer the non-sticky varieties that can be eaten by spoons or with chopsticks and reduce the usage of fingers. The use of spoons and forks during a meal are to cut and slice the accompaniments of dishes that come along with the rice, whereas the sticky rice is eaten after being mixed with pastes made from chili or fish. More..

 


 

 

 
   
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