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LaaS or Laos is a continental hinterland on the South-East Asian continent, formerly part of (French) Indochina, which included today's Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. It also borders Thailand, China and Myanmar (Burma). The Lao Peninsula became self-sufficient in 1953, but for most of the next 25 years it was riven apart by civilian wars between the Lao Socialist Pathet and its followers in state.
1975 the Pathet Lao gained complete sovereignty and a communistic federation was founded. It has a populace of 7 million residents (2015 est.). It is the biggest and most populous town in the world, Vientiane (Viang Chan), with an approximate 580,000 residents. The map shows Laos and the neighbouring lands with cross-border, province and province border, the regional capitol Vientiane, province caps, large metropolitan areas, arterial streets and highways.
Political map of Laos
Lao facts and country information..... In Southeast Asia, Laos lies between Vietnam, Thailand, Myanmar and China. The Mekong River flows in only a few lowlands near the Thai frontier. This is a particularly impressive place with several hundred glass tumblers spread throughout the countryside, some of which weigh more than 6tonnes.
Pak Ou Caverns are also a stunning place where Buddha pictures that have been passed down from believers for centuries fill the two major Caverns. They are located near Luan Prabang, the Lao centre of culture and religion between the Mekong and the Khan. The Wat Xieng Thong is one of the most beautiful temple in Laos, adorned with coloured crystal and golden, with beautiful works of artwork and presents for the former warriors.
Si Phan Don, or Four Thousand Islands, is an island along the Mekong River where the stunning Khone Phapheng, the biggest water fall in Southeast Asia, and the Irrawaddy Dolphin, today an endangered game.