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Laos (GPS: 18 00 N, 105 00 E) located in Southeastern Asia, northeast of Thailand, west of Vietnam. The country’s area measurements are total: 236,800 sq km; land: 230,800 sq km, water: 6,000 sq km. This sovereign state is slightly larger than Utah. The total irrigated land is 3,100 sq km (2012).
One of the essential features of Laos: Landlocked (enclosed or nearly enclosed by land). Most of the country is mountainous and thickly forested. The Mekong River forms a large part of the western boundary with Thailand.