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Capital:
Vientiane
Government:
Communist State
Current Head of Government:
Bounnhang Vorachith
Economy:
  • Agriculture: 20.9%
  • Industry: 33.2%
  • Services: 45.9%
Population:
7,447,396 (2020) (101st)
Land Size:
236,000 sq km (85th)
Major Ethnic Groups:
  • Lao: 53.2%
  • Khmou: 11.0%
  • Hmong: 9.2%
  • Phouthay: 3.4%
  • Other: 23.2%
  • Religions:
  • Buddhism: 64.7%
  • Christianity: 1.7%
  • None: 31.4%
  • Other: 2.2%
  • Languages(s):
  • Lao (official)
  • French
  • English
  • Various ethnic languages