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Laos: Country Specific Information

March 20, 2011 Comments off

Laos: Country Specific Information
Source: U.S. Department of State

The Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Laos) is a poor, developing country ruled by an authoritarian, Communist, one-party government. Political power is centralized in the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party. Services and facilities for tourists are adequate in the capital, Vientiane, and the UNESCO World Heritage town of Luang Prabang but are extremely limited in other parts of the country. Please read the Department of State’s Background Notes on Laos for additional information.


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