Definition/Scope: Country located on the Indochinese Peninsula. It is bounded on the north by China, on the northeast and east by Vietnam, on the south by Cambodia, on the west by Thailand, and on the northwest by Myanmar. Laos extends about 650 miles from northwest to southeast and has a total area of approximately 91,400 square miles. The capital is Vientiane (Lao: Viangchan).
Broader Terms:independent states (by name)
Related Terms:IMF members