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Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Laos)

Laos

Also known as: Laos (Deutsch, español, Italiano, polski, Português), le Laos (français), 老撾 (正體中文), ラオス (日本語), Laotia (latine)

Continent: South and East Asia

Capital: Vientiane

Population: 6,068,100

Area: 230,800 km²

Religions: Buddhist 60%, animist and other 40% (including various Christian denominations 1.5%)

Languages: Lao (official), French, English, and various ethnic languages

Motto: (Peace, independence, democracy, unity and prosperity)

Neighbouring Countries: Cambodia Cambodia, ↓ Thailand Thailand, ← Myanmar Myanmar, ↑ China China, → Vietnam Vietnam


Circumscriptions (4): Apostolic Vicariates (4)


Roman Rite (4): Luang Prabang, Pakse, Savannakhet, Vientiane


by Type | by Name | by Ecclesiastical Province
Changes in Circumscriptions | Former Circumscriptions


CardinalsCardinals: Past Cardinals

BishopsBishops: by Age | by Name | by Precedence | Jubilarians | Recent Events


Special Churches Special Churches: Cathedrals Cathedrals (4)

Documents Documents


Apostolic Delegation: Laos Archbishop Paul Tschang In-nam (64)

Conference of Bishops: Conférence Episcopale du Laos et du Cambodge Bishop Louis-Marie Ling Mangkhanekhoun (70)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences (F.A.B.C.) Link Cardinal Oswald Gracias (69)


as of 2014.10.16

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