Capital: Vientiane
Currency: Kip (LAK)
United Nations Membership date: 14 December 1955
  
New York Mission:
Address: Permanent Mission of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic to the United Nations
317 East 51st Street, New York, N.Y. 10022
Telephone: (212) 832-2734, -0095
Telefax: (212) 750-0039
e-mail: lao.pr.ny@gmail.com
Website: www.un.int/lao
Correspondence: English and French
National holiday: 2 December
Updated May 2019