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Laos is also known as "country of a million elephants" or Vientiane

Lao (official name: the Democratic People's Republic of Laos, Laotian, ສາ ທາ ລະ ນະ ລັດ ປະ ຊາ ທິ ປະ ໄຕ ປະ ຊາ ຊົນ ລາວ) is a landlocked country in the region only in Southeast Asia. Laos country bordering Myanmar and China to the northwest, Vietnam to the east, Cambodia to the south, and Thailand to the west. Laos is also known as "country of a million elephants" or Vientiane; its language is Laotian. Previously Laos also known as Laos, Lao Qua.
The term does not necessarily indicate the Lao language, ethnic Lao of Laos or practices that it implies greater political significance. It may include also the ethnicity was not the original but Laos living in Laos and the Lao citizens. Similarly the word "Lao" can refer to people or language, culture and cuisine of the people belonging to ethnic Laos who live in Northeast Thailand (Isan).

The main religion is Theravada Buddhism, along with the general point of worship sacred objects in the mountainous tribal coexistence peacefully spirit of worship. There are a few people follow Christianity and Islam.

The official language is English and the dominant Laos, Laotian language of the majority, is a language of Tai languages ​​in the Tai-Kadai language family. Lao have tone and pronounced like Thai, and in dialogue Laotians and Thais can understand each other. People of ethnic minorities in the central highlands and spoke of his nation.

Music of Laos large influence of the traditional musical instruments like the trumpet (a type of bamboo pipe. An orchestra (mor lam) typically include people khaen (mor Khaen) along with dance performances by other artists. dance echo (Lam Saravane) is the most popular genre of music Laos, the Lao people in Thailand has developed and popularized worldwide mor lam sing called.

Festivals in Laos or called Bun. Bun true meaning of the blessing. Do Bun means doing good to be blessed. Like other countries in Southeast Asia, the festival in Laos is divided into 2 parts, the festival and the festival. Laos is the country of festivals, months of the year also. Every year there are 4 times the festival: New Year's Day, Chinese New Year (as in some Asian countries), Lao New Year (Bun PiMay in April) and the Hmong New Year (January 12). Also the festival: Bun PhaVet (Buddha reincarnation) in January; Bun VisakhaPuya (Vesak) in April; Bun BangPhay (squib) in May; Bun Khao Phansa (Lent) in July; Bun Khao Padapdin (remembering the deceased) in September; Bun Suanghua (sailing) in October.

Lao-style cuisine similar to neighboring countries as Cambodia and Thailand: spicy, sour and sweet. However, culinary bring the very own distinctive style.

Tourism is cultural tourism Laos, Laos landscape with pristine mountains and many peaceful countryside.
Laos is Divided Into Travel seven main areas to: Vientiane, Xiengkhoang, Luang Prabang, Thakhek, Savannakhet, Pakse, Champasak
Tourism Laos - Land of Million Elephants and the land of temples with unique architecture. Laos Mekong River is sandwiched giữa and Truong Son Mountains, so to get to this land you can come from many directions khác. The most attractive tourist spots như Vientiane (Vientiane), the ancient capital of Luang Prabang (Luang Prabang), the Plain of Jars print Phonesavanh (Xieng Khuang), the town of Vang Vieng with Beautiful scenery with adventurous tours. Especially you do not overlook the temples print Laos, if you post will find it very special and unlike Cam or Thailand.
As cultural tourism destination, while retaining features cute and hospitality make Laos a passion and always leave impressed in the tourists passing here. Attracts tourists with pristine mountains and many peaceful countryside and the gentle hospitable people.
Guests will have the opportunity to enjoy the beauty of the country create a unique peaceful neighborliness attraction for visitors time I Arrived. A destination not to be missed is the ancient capital of Luang Prabang - once the capital of the Kingdom of Laos from the 14th century off until 1975. The attraction of visitors to Luang Prabang is the peaceful beauty of the scenery, architecture and daily life here
Situated on the banks of the Mekong River, Laos' capital Vientiane attracts tourists by the cultural relics food, long history with the ancient features modern mixed. Coming here, you will find a pleasant feeling of tranquility, explore victory is a symbol Patuxay monument of the victory of the Laotians, and many other exciting attractions awaiting visitors to come and experience

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