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Encyclopedia > Lao kip

Kip is the currency of Laos. By ISO 4217 it is abbreviated as LAK. One Kip is divided in 100 At. ISO 4217 is an international standard describing three letter codes to define the names of currencies established by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). ...


In 1979 a currency reform was made, replacing 100 old kip by one new kip. There are no coins currently in circulation in Laos. Kip banknotes come in demominations of 100, 500, 1,000, 5,000, 10,000 and 20,000. The exchange rate as of April 2005 was 1 EUR = 13,636 LAK and 1 USD = 10,500 LAK. This page refers to the year 1979. ... The as of technique is a way to deal with statements that date quickly. ... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Deaths in April • 26: Augusto Roa Bastos • 24: Ezer Weizman • 23: Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen • 23: John Mills • 16: Marla Ruzicka • 9: Andrea Dworkin • 6: Prince Rainier III • 5: Dale Messick • 5: Saul Bellow • 2: Pope John...


The LAK's appearance is much closer to the U.S. Dollar rather than other currencies of Southeast Asia The United States dollar is the official currency of the United States. ... Location of Southeast Asia Southeast Asia is a subregion of Asia. ...


The Phat lao Kip that was issued sometime in the 1970's in denominations of 1, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 and 500 Kip. In 1975 the Phat Loa kip replaced the royal Kip at 1 Phat lao Kip= 20 rayal Kip.


Rayal Kip comes in denominations of 1, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 in 1955 and 200, 500 in 1960's and new 10, 1000 and 5000 kip in 1974- 1975.


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Laos is a poor, landlocked country with an inadequate infrastructure and a largely unskilled work force. ... The economy of Asia comprises more than 4 billion people (60% of the world population), living in 46 different states. ...

Currencies of Asia and the Pacific
Central Afghan afghani | Kazakhstani tenge | Kyrgyzstani som | Mongolian tugrug | Russian ruble | Tajikistani somoni | Turkmenistani manat | Uzbekistani som
East Chinese renminbi | Hong Kong dollar | Japanese yen | Macanese pataca | North Korean won | South Korean won | New Taiwan dollar
South-East Brunei dollar | Cambodian riel | Indonesian rupiah | Lao kip | Malaysian ringgit | Myanmar kyat | Philippine peso | Singapore dollar | Thai baht | US Dollar (East Timor) | Vietnamese dong
South Bangladeshi taka | Bhutanese ngultrum | Indian rupee | Maldivian rufiyaa | Nepalese rupee | Pakistani rupee | Sri Lankan rupee
West Armenian dram | Azeri manat | Bahraini dinar | Egyptian pound | Georgian lari | Iranian rial | Iraqi dinar | New Israeli sheqel | Jordanian dinar | Kuwaiti dinar | Lebanese pound | Omani rial | Qatari riyal | Saudi riyal | Syrian pound | New Turkish lira | UAE dirham | Yemeni rial
Pacific Australian dollar (Kiribati, Nauru, Norfolk Island, Tuvalu) | CFP franc (French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Wallis and Futuna) | Fijian dollar | New Zealand dollar (Cook Islands, Niue, Tokelau, Pitcairn Islands) | Papua New Guinean kina | Samoan tala | Solomon Islands dollar | Tongan pa'anga | US dollar (American Samoa, Guam, Hawaii, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau) | Vanuatu vatu
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A mountainous and landlocked country, Laos shares borders with Vietnam to the east, Cambodia to the south, Thailand to the west, and Myanmar and China to the north.
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Lao kip - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (360 words)
The kip was introduced in 1957, replacing the French Indochinese piastre at par.
The royal government issued kip banknotes in denominations of 1, 5, 10, 50, 100 and 500 in 1955, 20, 200 and 1000 in 1963 and new 10, 1000 and 5000 kip in 1974–1975.
The Phat Lao kip was issued in 1976 in denominations of 1, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 and 500 kip, replacing the royal kip at 1 Phat Lao kip = 20 royal kip.
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