What is the Latitude and Longitude on Laos?
Latitude of Laos is:18 and Longitude of Laos is: 105
Laos is a landlocked country located in Southeast Asia. Ruled by French for centuries, Laos achieved full independence in 1975. It is a single-party socialist republic. Laos is spanned over an area of 236,800 square kilometres. An estimated population of 6.8 million resides in the country. Vientiane is the capital of Laos.
The geographical coordinates of Laos are 18° North and 105° East. It shares its boundary with Vietnam in the east, Thailand in the west, China in the northwest and Cambodia in the south. Laos is entirely landlocked. Thick forests and mountains dominate the geography of the country. The most elevated peak in Laos is Phou Bia at a height of 9245 feet. The Mekong River forms Laos' border with Thailand while the mountain range of Annamite Chain stretches all the way to Vietnam.
The climate of Laos is tropical and monsoon. This country receives rainfall from the month of May till the November. This moderates the otherwise hot and humid temperature.
The trade relations of Laos with its neighbours deeply influences the economy of the country. Majority of the population is employed in the agricultural sector. However, tourism industry generates the maximum revenue for Laos. Luang Prabang, Phongsaly and Luang Namtha are some of the favourite tourist spots in the country.
Culture of Laos has Buddhist elements in it and folk music is the most popular form of music in the country.
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