The information below contains geography information for Laos, including climate, weather,
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Geography of Laos
Area: 236,800 sq. km. (91,430 sq. mi.); area comparable to region.
Capital--Vientiane (2003 pop. est. 633,000). Other principal towns--Savannakhet, Luang Prabang, Pakse, Thakhek.
Terrain: rugged mountains, plateaus, alluvial plains.
Climate: tropical monsoon; rainy season (May to November); dry season (November to April).