Country Size Comparison


Laos is about 1.4 times smaller than Vietnam.

Vietnam is approximately 331,210 sq km, while Laos is approximately 236,800 sq km, making Laos 71.5% the size of Vietnam. Meanwhile, the population of Vietnam is ~96.2 million people (89.0 million fewer people live in Laos).

This to-scale map shows a size comparison of Vietnam compared to Laos. For more details, see an in-depth quality of life comparison of Laos vs. Vietnam using our country comparison tool.

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