Laos 2003-MAY-17 - -   


LAOS (Vientiane) UNO Member Lao People´s Democratic Republic : LPDR : Khamtai Siphandon
ROYAL-LAOS (Paris + Gresham) Exile Royal Lao Government-in-Exile : RLGE : Crown Prince Soulivong Savang

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Lao People´s Democratic Republic : LPDR

Lao People´s Democratic Republic : LPDR

Flag or Logo since 1975-12-02
Sathalanalat Paxathipatai Paxaxon LAO : ສາທາລະນະລັດ ປະຊາທິປະໄຕ ປະຊາຊົນລາວ (lo) UNO Member
Emblem or Symbol

Khamtai Siphandon
(ruler of LAOS since 1992-11-21)
Capitals & administrative places: Vientiane
Official & national languages: Lao (lo) .


LAOS LAO People´s Democratic Republic  (Vientiane)

17 Regionalized Divisions:

ATTOPU ATTOPU Province  (Attopu)Local: Khoueng ATTAPU : ແຂວງ ອັດຕະປື (lo)  (Muang Samakhisai)
BOKEO BOKEO Province  (Ban Huaysai)Local: Khoueng BOKEO : ແຂວງ ບໍ່ແກ້ວ (lo)  (Ban Houayxay)
BORIKHAMZAY BORIKHAMZAY Province  (Paksan)Local: Khoueng BOLIKHAMXAI : ແຂວງ ບໍລິຄໍາໄຊ (lo)  (Muang Pakxan)
CHAMPASACK CHAMPASACK Province  (Pakse)Local: Khoueng CÀMPÀːSÁK : ແຂວງ ຈໍາປາສັກ (lo)  (Pakxé)
HUAPHAN HUAPHAN Province  (Samneua)Local: Khoueng HOUAPHANH : ແຂວງ ຫົວພັນ (lo)  (Sam Neua)
KHAMMUAN KHAMMUAN Province  (Muang Khammuan)Local: Khoueng KHAMMOUAN : ແຂວງ ຄໍາມ່ວນ (lo)  (Muang Khammouan)
LUANG NAMTHA LUANG NAMTHA Province  (Luang Namtha)Local: Khoueng LOUANG NAMTHA : ແຂວງ ຫລວງນໍ້າທາ (lo)  (Louang Namtha)
LUANG PHRABANG LUANG PHRABANG Province  (Luangphrabang)Local: Khoueng LUANG PHRABANG : ແຂວງ ຫລວງພະບາງ (lo)  (Luang Phra Bang)
OUDOMSAY OUDOMSAY Province  (Muang Say)Local: Khoueng OUDÔMXAI : ແຂວງ ອຸດົມໄຊ (lo)  (Muang Xay)
PHONGSALY PHONGSALY Province  (Phongsaly)Local: Khoueng PHÔNGSALI : ແຂວງຜົ້ງສາລີ (lo)  (Phôngsali)
SARAVAN SARAVAN Province  (Saravan)Local: Khoueng SALAVAN : ແຂວງ ສາລະວັນ (lo)  (Salavan)
SAVANNAKHET SAVANNAKHET Province  (Khanthaboury)Local: Khoueng SAVANNAKHÉT : ແຂວງ ສະຫວັນນະເຂດ (lo)  (Muang Khanthabouly)
SAYABURY SAYABURY Province  (Sayabury)Local: Khoueng XAIGNABOULI : ແຂວງໄຊຍະບູລີ (lo)  (Muang Xayabury)
SEKONG SEKONG Province  (Muang Laman)Local: Khoueng XÉKONG : ແຂວງ ເຊກອງ (lo)  (Muang Lamam)
VIENTIANE RURAL VIENTIANE Province  (Phonhong)Local: Khoueng VIENGCHAN : ແຂວງວຽງຈັນ (lo)  (Muang Phôn-Hông)
VIENTIANE URBAN VIENTIANE Prefecture  (Vientiane)Local: Kampheng Nakhônlouang VIENGCHAN : ນະຄອນຫຼວງວຽງຈັນ (lo)  (Viangchan)
XIENGKHWANG XIENGKHWANG Province  (Phonsavan)Local: Khoueng XIANGKHOUANG : ແຂວງ ຊຽງຂວາງ (lo)  (Phônsavan)

1 Territory:

SAYSOMBUN SAYSOMBUN Special Region  (Saysombun + Ban Muang Cha)Local: Khetphiset XAISÔMBOUN : ເຂດພິເສດໄຊສົມບູນ (lo)  (Xaisômboun + Ban Mouang Cha)

62 Organisations or Groupings membership (selective)

ASEAN Association of South-East Asian Nations : ASEAN  (Jakarta)
ASIA Asia Cooperation Dialogue : ACD  (Cha Am)
ASIA-EUROPE Asia-Europe Meeting : ASEM  (Copenhagen + Singapore)
ASIAN BANK Asian Development Bank : ADB  (Mandaluyong City)
BANGKOK TREATY Southeast Asian Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone Treaty : SEANWFZ  (Bangkok)
CHEMICAL WEAPONS PROHIBITION Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons : OPCW  (The Hague)
COLOMBO PLAN Colombo Plan for Co-operative Economic and Social Development in Asia and the Pacific : CESDAP  (Colombo)
COMMON FUND Common Fund for Commodities : CFC  (Geneva)
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations : FAO Specialized Agency  (Rome)
FIFA Federation of International Football Association : FIFA  (Zurich)
FRANCOPHONIE International Organisation of the Francophonie : OIF  (Paris)
GLOBAL FUND The Global Fund to Fight Aids Tuberculosis and Malaria : GFATM  (Vernier-Geneva)
GROUP OF SEVENTY-SEVEN GROUP OF SEVENTY-SEVEN at the United Nations [Coalition of Developing Countries]  (New York)
HAGUE CONVENTION Permanent Court of Arbitration : PCA  (The Hague)
HUMANITARIAN LAW International Humanitarian Fact-Finding Commission : IHFFC  (Berne)
IBRD International Bank for Reconstruction and Development : IBRD  (Washington-District of Columbia)
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization : ICAO Specialized Agency  (Montreal)
ICJ International Court of Justice : ICJ  (The Hague)
IFAD International Fund for Agricultural Development : IFAD Specialized Agency  (Rome)
ILO International Labour Organization : ILO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
IMF International Monetary Fund : IMF Specialized Agency  (Washington-District of Columbia)
INTER-PARLIAMENTARY UNION Inter-Parliamentary Union : IPU  (Grand Saconnex)
INTERPOL International Criminal Police Organization : ICPO  (Lyons)
INTERSPUTNIK International Organization of Space Communications INTERSPUTNIK  (Moscow)
ITU International Telecommunication Union : ITU Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
MEKONG RIVER Mekong River Commission for sustainable development : MRC  (Phnom Penh)
MEKONG-GANGES Mekong-Ganga Cooperation : MGC  (Hanoi)
NON-ALIGNED Non-Aligned Movement : NAM [Coordinating Bureau – Non-Aligned Movement Centre for South-South Technical Cooperation : NAM CSSTC]  (Kuala Lumpur + New York + Jakarta)
NUCLEAR NON-PROLIFERATION Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty : NPT  (New York)
NUCLEAR TEST BAN Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Organization : CTBTO [Provisional Secretariat]  (Vienna)
OHCHR Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights : OHCHR Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
OLYMPIC GAMES International Olympic Committee : IOC  (Lausanne)
PEACE World Peace Council : WPC  (Athens)
RED CROSS International Committee of the Red Cross : ICRC  (Geneva)
RED CROSS AND RED CRESCENT International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies : IFRCS  (Geneva)
SEABED Secretariat of the International Seabed Authority : ISA  (Kingston)
SEAMEO Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization : SEAMEO  (Bangkok)
SOUTHEAST ASIAN FISHERIES Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center : SEAFDEC  (Bangkok)
TRIBUNAL OF THE SEA International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea : ITLOS  (Hamburg)
UN-HABITAT United Nations Human Settlements Programme : UN-HABITAT Specialized Agency  (Nairobi)
UNCTAD United Nations Conference on Trade and Development : UNCTAD  (Geneva)
UNDP United Nations Development Programme : UNDP Specialized Agency  (New York)
UNEP United Nations Environmental Programme : UNEP Specialized Agency  (Nairobi)
UNESCO United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization : UNESCO Specialized Agency  (Paris)
UNFCCC United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change : UNFCCC  (New York)
UNHCR United Nations High Commission for Refugees : UNHCR Agency  (Geneva)
UNICEF United Nations International Children´s Emergency Fund : UNICEF Specialized Agency  (New York)
UNIDIR United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research : UNIDIR Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
UNIDO United Nations Industrial Development Organization : UNIDO Specialized Agency  (Vienna)
UNIFEM United Nations Development Fund for Women : UNIFEM  (New York)
UNITED NATIONS United Nations Organization : UNO  (New York)
UNODC United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime : UNODC Agency  (Vienna)
UNOOSA Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies : OUTER SPACE Treaty  (Vienna)
UPEACE University for Peace : UPEACE  (Ciudad Colon)
UPU Universal Postal Union : UPU Specialized Agency  (Berne)
WFP World Food Programme : WFP  (Rome)
WHO World Health Organization : WHO Specialized Agency  (Pregny-Chambesy)
WIPO World Intellectual Property Organization : WIPO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
WMO World Meteorological Organization : WMO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
WORLD CONSERVATION UNION World Conservation Union : International Union for Conservation of Nature : IUCN  (Gland)
WORLD TOURISM World Tourism Organization : WTOO  (Madrid)

Other Independent or Semi-Independent Polities within the 2024's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

HMONG STATE HMONG CHAOFAH Federated State [Hmong Organization of Northern Laos in the World Congress of Hmong People]  (Phou Bia)

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