Lao Abbreviations

LA is the abbreviation for Laos, the 82nd largest country in the world. Officially the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Laos is a country located in Asia, bordering 5 countries – Cambodia, China, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam. Vientiane is the capital city of Laos. Top 10 biggest cities are Vientiane (population: 196,720), Pakse (population: 88,321), Thakhek (population: 85,011), Savannakhet (population: 66,542), Luang Prabang (population: 47,367), Xam Nua (population: 38,981), Muang Phônsavan (population: 37,496), Muang Xay (population: 25,011), Vang Vieng (population: 25,010), and Pakxan (population: 21,956).

Country Profile

  • Capital: Vientiane
  • Language: Lao
  • Area: 237,955 km2
  • Population: 6,758,342
  • Currency: Kip (₭) (LAK)
  • Time zone: UTC+7
  • Calling code: 856
  • ISO 2-Letter Abbreviation: LA
  • UN 3-Letter Abbreviation: LAO
  • Internet TLD: .la
  • State Government Website:

Map of Laos

List of Laos Acronyms

The most commonly used abbreviations about Laos are LA which stands for Laos and LAK which means Kip (Laos currency). In the following table, you can see all acronyms related to Laos, including abbreviations for airport, city, school, port, government, and etc.

LA: Laos

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