Lao P.D.R: a quick look at the country (continue)
 
National Currency : Kip
Time : GMT+7
IDD :
Country Code :
856
 
Area Code :
Vientiane Capital 21
Vientiane Province 23
Champasak Province 31
Saravanh Province 34
Attapeu Province 36
Xekong Province 38
Savannakhet Province 41
Khammouane Province 51
Borikhamxay Province 54
Xiengkhouang Province 61
Houaphan Province 64
Luang Prabang Province 71
Xayaboury Province 74
Oudonxay Province 81
Borkeo Province 84
Luang Namtha Province 86
Phongsaly Province 88
People & Culture :

The Lao PDR is a home of multi-ethnic people and multi-cultural society. It has long history of rich variety of cultures and customs.

 
   
   
  The 49 ethnic groups speak different dialects which consist of 4 main linguistic families: 
 
* Lao
- Tai family.
* Mone
- Khmer family.          
* Tibeto
- Chinese family.
* Hmong
- Loumien family.
 
Lao Embassy, 2222 S St, NW, Washington, D.C. 20008