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ID: 1000125
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000125

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Laos (nation)  Laos (nation)

Coordinates:
Lat: 18 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 18.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 105 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 105.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Nearly same area as modern nation was united as one kingdom 14th-18th centuries; hostilities with Burmese and Thais 16th century; Thais captured capital 1778; Franco-Thai border clashes late 19th century; civil strife 1960s; Communist areas bombed in Vietnam War; official language is Lao, though Tai, Hmong, Lao Theung, French, and English are also spoken.

Names:
Sathalanalat Paxathipatai Paxaxôn Lao (preferred,C,V,O,Lao (transliterated)-P,U)  ............ National Official name
Sathalanalat Paxathipatai Paxaxôn Lao (Lao)
Lao (C,V,English)
Lao (Lao (transliterated),U)
Lao, Sathalanalat Paxathipatai Paxaxôn (C,V,Lao (transliterated),U)
Lao People's Democratic Republic (C,O,English,U,N)  ............ UN Official short and long name
République démocratique populaire lao (C,O,French-P,U,N)
Lao, République démocratique populaire (C,O,French,U,N)
República Democrática Popular Lao (C,O,Galician)
República Democrática Popular Lao (Spanish-P,U,N)
Laos (C,O,English-P,U,N)
Laos (Azerbaijani)
Laos (Napoletano-Calabrese)
Laos (Spanish)
Laos (Danish)
Laos (Estonian)
Laos (Javanese)
Laos (Norwegian (Bokmål))
Laos (Norwegian)
Laos (Dutch)
Laos (Norwegian (Nynorsk))
Laos (Upper Sorbian)
Laos (Kurdish)
Laos (Breton)
Laos (Icelandic)
Laos (Catalan)
Laos (Afrikaans)
Laos (Somali)
Laos (Slovak)
Laos (Portuguese)
Laos (Haitian (Haitian Creole))
Laos (Faroese)
Laos (Maltese)
Laos (Basque)
Laos (Pampanga)
Laos (German)
Laos (French)
Laos (Finnish)
Laos (Greenlandic)
Laos (Tagalog)
Laos (Arpitan)
Laos (Italian)
Laos (Romansh)
Laos (Irish Gaelic)
Laos (Aragonese)
Laos (Northern Sami)
Laos (Low German)
Laos (Croatian)
Laos (Slovene)
Laos (Malay (macrolanguage))
Laos (Ido)
Laos (Sicilian)
Laos (Romanian)
Laos (Western Frisian)
Laos (Welsh)
Laos (Ilocano)
Laos (Turkish)
Laos (Akan)
Laos (Shona)
Laos (Swedish)
Laos (North Ndebele)
Laos (Limburgan)
Laos (Czech)
Laos (Indonesian)
Laos (Turkmen)
Laos (Swahili (generic))
Laos (Bosnian)
Laos (Galician)
Laos (Polish)
Lane Xang (C,V)
Lanxang (C,V)
Laos, Kingdom of (C,O)
Pharassa Anachak Lao (C,V)
Phrarassa Anachak Lao (C,V)
Phraratsa Anachak Lao (C,V)
ສາທາລະນະລັດປະຊາທິປະໄຕປະຊາຊົນລາວ (C,V,O,Lao,U)
Лаосская Народно-Демократическая Республика (C,O,Russian-P,U)
老挝人民民主共和国 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
جُهور ةً لاو الدّيملراط ةَ اضًعب ةَ (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
LAO (C,O,ISO3L)
LA (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO418 (C,O,ISO3N)
LA00 (C,O,FIPS)
Laotian (C,O,English,U,A)
לאוס (C,U,Hebrew )
i-Laos (C,U,Zulu)
Lào (C,U,Vietnamese)
Lao PDR (C,U,English)
Lao People’s Democratic Republic (C,U,English)
Lao, Republica Democratică Populară (C,U,Romanian)
Laòs (C,U,Occitan)
Laôs (C,U,Malagasy)
Laosa (C,U,Latvian)
Laosän (C,U,Volapük)
Laosas (C,U,Lithuanian)
Laos (Demokratyczna Republika Ludowa) (C,U,Polish)
Laos, Den folkedemokratiske republikken (C,U,Norwegian (Bokmål))
Laos, Den folkedemokratiske republikken (Norwegian (Nynorsk))
Laose DRV (C,U,Estonian)
Laosi (C,U,Swahili (generic))
Laosi (Kikuyu)
Laosi (Albanian)
Laoská ľudovodemokratická republika (C,U,Slovak)
Laoska Narodna Demokratska Republika (C,U,Croatian)
Laos nutome (C,U,Ewe)
Laoso (C,U,Esperanto)
Laosz (C,U,Magyar (Hungarian))
Laoszi Népi Demokratikus Köztársaság (C,U,Magyar (Hungarian))
Laotia (C,U,Latin)
Lau (C,U,Tonga (Tonga Islands))
Lawas (C,U,Hausa)
Lawoos (C,U,Fulah)
Lawosi (C,U,Luba-Katanga)
Lawosi (Lingala)
Lawosi (Ganda (Ugandan language))
Layosi (C,U,Bambara)
Layosi (Rundi)
Lidově demokratická republika Laos (C,U,Czech)
Ljudska demokratična republika Laos (C,U,Slovene)
Lùaôsi (C,U,Sangho)
Orílẹ́ède Laosi (C,U,Yoruba)
Pow Lao (C,U,Cornish)
República Popular Democrática do Laos (C,U,Portuguese)
Λατινική Αμερική (C,U,Greek)
ประเทศลาว (C,U,Thai)
ឡាវ (C,U,Khmer)
ປະເທດລາວ (C,U,Lao)
लाओस (C,U,Nepali)
लाओस (Kashmiri)
लाओस (Sanskrit)
लाओस (Marathi)
लाओस (Hindi)
Լաոս (C,U,Armenian)
لاوس (C,U,Kurdish)
لاوس (Arabic)
لاوس (Pashto)
Лаос (C,U,Macedonian)
Лаос (Ossetian/Ossetic)
Лаос (Russian)
Лаос (Bulgarian)
Лаос (Serbian)
Лаос (Ukrainian)
Лаос (Tajik)
ラオス (C,U,Japanese)
ലാവോസ് (C,U,Malayalam)
لائوس (C,U,Uyghur)
لائوس (Persian-Farsi)
Народна Демократична Република Лаос (C,U,Bulgarian)
ལ་འོསུ (C,U,Dzongkha)
라오스 (C,U,Korean)
ลาว (C,U,Thai)
ላኦስ (C,U,Amharic)
ላኦስ (Tigrinya)
ლაოსი (C,U,Georgian)
ລາວ (C,U,Lao)
லாவோஸ் (C,U,Tamil)
สาธารณรัฐประชาธิปไตยประชาชนลาว (C,U,Thai)
লাওস (C,U,Bengali)
Λάος (C,U,Greek)
Лаоская Народна-Дэмакратычная Рэспубліка (C,U,Belorussian)
Лаоська Народно-Демократична Республіка (C,U,Ukrainian)
ལཱ་འོས། (C,U,Tibetan)
လာအို (C,U,Burmese)
ଲାଓସ୍ (C,U,Oriya)
ලාඕසය (C,U,Sinhala)
లావోస్ (C,U,Telugu)
لاؤس (C,U,Urdu)
લાઓસ (C,U,Gujarati)
ಲಾವೋಸ್ (C,U,Kannada)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Laos (nation)  ........  Laos (nation) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Southeast Asia (general region)  ........  Southeast Asia (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of Laos (nation)  ............  Laos (nation)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Indochina (general region)  ........  Indochina (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of Laos (nation)  ............  Laos (nation)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (association)  ....  Association of Southeast Asian Nations (association) (P,U)
Hierarchy of Laos (nation)  ........  Laos (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  gained independence in 1954
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)  ............  established December 1975
kingdom (H)  ............  united 1353-early 18th cen.; king abdicated 1975
controlled region (H)  ............  by Thais, 18-19th cen.; by French, from late 19th cen.
protectorate (H)  ............  French, established 1899
independent political entity (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Viangchan .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Asia, Laos, Municipality of Vientiane) [7004233]
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1955

Sources and Contributors:
Лаосская Народно-Демократическая Республика..........  [VP]
.......................................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
老挝人民民主共和国..........  [VP]
....................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
جُهور ةً لاو الدّيملراط ةَ اضًعب ةَ..........  [VP]
...........................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
ສາທາລະນະລັດປະຊາທິປະໄຕປະຊາຊົນລາວ..........  [VP]
.....................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
לאוס..........  [IMJ, VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
...........  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
Λατινική Αμερική..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
ประเทศลาว..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
ឡាវ..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
ປະເທດລາວ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
लाओस..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
Լաոս..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
لاوس..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
Лаос..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
ラオス..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
ലാവോസ്..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
لائوس..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
Народна Демократична Република Лаос..........  [VP]
...........................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
ལ་འོསུ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
라오스..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
ลาว..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
ላኦስ..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
ლაოსი..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
ລາວ..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
லாவோஸ்..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
สาธารณรัฐประชาธิปไตยประชาชนลาว..........  [VP]
.....................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
লাওস..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
Λάος..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
Лаоская Народна-Дэмакратычная Рэспубліка..........  [VP]
.................................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
Лаоська Народно-Демократична Республіка..........  [VP]
.................................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
ལཱ་འོས།..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
လာအို..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
ଲାଓସ୍..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
ලාඕසය..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
లావోస్..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
لاؤس..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
લાઓસ..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
ಲಾವೋಸ್..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
i-Laos..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
ISO418..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 16
Kingdom of Laos..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
LA..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 16
LA00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 45
Lane Xang..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
....................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 18 June 2009
Lanxang..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 17 June 2009
Lao..........  [VP Preferred]
...........  Britannica Book of the Year (1994) 648
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
...........  Shanks, International Atlas (1991) 253
...........  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 20
LAO..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 768
Lào..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
Lao PDR..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
Lao People's Democratic Republic..........  [BHA, VP]
.....................................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 768
.....................................................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 62
Lao People’s Democratic Republic..........  [VP]
.....................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
Lao, Republica Democratică Populară..........  [VP]
...........................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
Lao, République démocratique populaire..........  [VP]
.................................................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 780
Laos..........  [IMJ Preferred, VP]
...........  Asia-Pacific, National Geographic (1989) map supplement
...........  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 351-353
...........  Embassy of Laos, Laos (1995) 4 ff.
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
...........  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
...........  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
...........  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 25
...........  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-52
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 648
Laòs..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
Laôs..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
Laosa..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
Laosän..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
Laosas..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
Lao, Sathalanalat Paxathipatai Paxaxôn..........  [VP]
.................................................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 18 June 2009
Laos (Demokratyczna Republika Ludowa)..........  [VP]
..............................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
Laos, Den folkedemokratiske republikken..........  [VP]
.................................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
Laose DRV..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
Laosi..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
Laoská ľudovodemokratická republika..........  [VP]
...........................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
Laoska Narodna Demokratska Republika..........  [VP]
...........................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
Laos, Kingdom of..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 18 June 2009
Laos nutome..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
Laoso..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
Laosz..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
Laoszi Népi Demokratikus Köztársaság..........  [VP]
...........................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
Laotia..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
Laotian..........  [VP]
.................  CIA, World Fact Book (1999) accessed 03/30/00
Lau..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
Lawas..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
Lawoos..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
Lawosi..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
Layosi..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
Lidově demokratická republika Laos..........  [VP]
...........................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
Ljudska demokratična republika Laos..........  [VP]
...........................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
Lùaôsi..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
Orílẹ́ède Laosi..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
Pharassa Anachak Lao..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
...................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 18 June 2009
Phrarassa Anachak Lao..........  [VP]
......................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
......................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 18 June 2009
Phraratsa Anachak Lao..........  [VP]
......................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
......................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 18 June 2009
Pow Lao..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
República Democrática Popular Lao..........  [VP]
........................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
........................................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 18 June 2009
República Popular Democrática do Laos..........  [VP]
..............................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
République démocratique populaire lao..........  [VP]
..............................................................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 18 June 2009
..............................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
Sathalanalat Paxathipatai Paxaxôn Lao..........  [VP]
..............................................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 639
..............................................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 648
..............................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
Subject: .....  [BHA, IMJ, VP]
..................  Asia-Pacific, National Geographic (1989) map supplement
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 639
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 648
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1994) 648
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 351-353
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (1999) accessed 03/30/00
..................  Embassy of Laos, Laos (1995) 4 ff.
..................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1655842
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 16
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 768; 780
..................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 45
..................  Shanks, International Atlas (1991) 253
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 25
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-52
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 62
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 20
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 648
..................  Wikipedia (2000-) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laos
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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