Lao People's Dem Republic flag Map of Lao People's Dem Republic

Key Facts

Capital

Vientiane

Population

6,400,000

Size

236,800km²

Languages

  • Lao
  • French

Lao People's Dem Republic profile on BBC News

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
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The Olympic countdown clock in Trafalgar Square 2012 dates for your diary

A guide to all the key events happening around the UK in the year London stages the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

2 Jan 12

Lao People's Dem Republic at the Olympics

1980 First Olympic appearance