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- 236,800 km²
- 6,368,481 (2006 estimate)
- Lao (official), French, English, others.
- Buddhist - 60%, animist and others - 40%.
- Ethnic Group(s):
- Lao Loum (lowland) - 68%, Lao Theung (upland) - 22%, Lao Soung (including the Hmong and Yao) - 9%, ethnic Vietnamese/Chinese - 1%.