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Laos Mountains, Rivers and Lakes

According to Baglib, Laos is a landlocked country located in Southeast Asia, bordered by Myanmar and China to the northwest, Vietnam to the east, Cambodia to the south and Thailand to the west. It has a total area of 236,800 square kilometers with a population of approximately 7 million people. Laos is divided into 17… Read More »

The People’s Democratic Republic of Laos

Coalition Governments and Civil War In the following years a power struggle broke out between the pro-Western forces supported by the USA (Prince Boun Oum [* 1911 or 1912, † 1980], Prime Minister 1948-50 and 1960-62), the neutralists (Souvanna Phouma) and the pro-communist von North Vietnam supported the Pathet Lao (Souvanna Vong) movement. Souvanna Phouma… Read More »