Physical map of Laos
Information about the geography of LaosLaos is a landlocked nation in Southeast Asia, between Thailand and Vietnam. Most of the western border of Laos is demarcated by the Mekong River, which is an important artery for transportation.
The topography of Laos is largely mountainous, with elevations above 500 meters typically characterized by steep terrain, narrow river valleys, and low agricultural potential. This mountainous landscape extends across most of the north of the country, except for the plain of Vientiane and the Plain of Jars in Xiangkhoang Province.
Highest point is Phou Bia at 2817 meters above sea level.