Lao Lom

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Lao Lom
Total population
27,000 (est.)
Regions with significant populations
Thailand, Laos
Languages
Thai, Lao
Religion
Theravada Buddhism

The Lao Lom (Thai: ลาวหล่ม, pronounced [lāːw lòm]), also called Tai Lom (ไทหล่ม, pronounced [tʰāj lòm]) or Tai Loei (ไทเลย, pronounced [tʰāj lɤ̄ːj]), are an ethnic group in Thailand and Laos. They should not be confused with the Lao Loum (lowland Lao), who make up approximately 69% of the population of Laos.

Geographic distribution[edit]

The Lao Lom have a population of approximately 27,000 spread out over the Loei, Phetchabun, Phitsanulok and Nong Khai Provinces of Thailand. There are also Lao Lom in the Bokeo Province of Laos.

Culture[edit]

The Lao Lom are known for a social way of life.

Religion[edit]

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