Map of Laos

Laos is a landlocked country in Southeast Asia occupying the northwest portion of Indochinese peninsula. The country is surrounded by Thailand to the west, Vietnam to the east, Myanmar (Burma) and China to the north and northeast and Cambodia to the South. It lies between 18 °00 North and 105° 00 East with a total area of 236, 800 sq km which is slightly larger than Utah.