Laos Political Map
Laos Country Information:
Laos is located in southeastern Asia. It is bordered by Thailand and Myanmar (Burma) to the west, China to the north, Vietnam to the east, and Cambodia to the south.
Laos Bordering Countries:
Burma, Cambodia, China, Thailand, Vietnam
Ban Ban, Ban Nape, Boun Nua, Boun Tai, Donnoun, Khammouan, Khok-He, Longcheng, Louangnamtha, Louangphrabang, Muang Kasi, Muang Ou Tai, Muang Phonsavan, Muang Souy, Muang Thathom, Muang Va, Napheng, Ou Nua, Pakxe, Phongsali, Phonhong, Salavan, Savannakhet, Thinkeo, Viangchan (Vientiane), Xaignabouri, Xaingkhoang, Xam Nua and Xiangkhoang.
Annam Cordillera Mountains, Bolovens Plateau, Cammon Plateau, Gulf of Tonkin, Kong River, Lang Prabang Range, Mekong River, Nam Ngum Reservoir and Xiangkhoang Plateau.
Laos Natural Resources:
The mineral resources for Laos include gypsum, tin, gold and gemstones. Other natural resources for the country are timber and hydropower.
Laos Natural Hazards:
The country of Laos has natural hazards, which include floods, and droughts.
Laos Environmental Issues:
Land issues for the country of Laos include deforestation and soil erosion. In addition, the country is littered with unexploded ordnances. Another environmental issue is most of the population of Laos does not have access to potable water.