Territory: 236,800 sq. km.
Population: 6,9 million people (2016)
GDP in 2016: 12.6 billion (current US$)
GDP per capita in 2016: 1 831 (current US$)
Official language: Lao
Head of state: President Bounnhang Vorachith
Head of government: Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith
Department of Domestic and Foreign Investment (DDFI, under the Prime Minister’s Office)