About Laos

Laos, country of sticky rice, Beerlao and beautiful nature

Laos (officially the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Lao PDR) is located in Southeast Asia and is a landlocked country. It is surrounded by China, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam. The country has an area of 237,955 square kilometers. The Mekong river plays an important role in the daily life of many Lao people and flows through the country from north to south. Laos has about 6.8 milion inhabitants and is sparsely populated. Read more about Laos on this part of the website.