CBSE Board Exam: Regional Human Geography: L Geography Notes on Ethinc Groups, Languages and Religious Affiliations of Countries Starting with L

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LAOSEthnic groups Lao Lum (lowland Lao) , including Lao and Tai 66 percent Lao Thoeng (Lao of the mountain slopes) , including Khamu, Lamet, Laven, Sedang, and Nyaheun 24 percent Lao Sung (Lao of the mountaintops) , including Hmong and Yao (Mien) 10 percent.Languages Lao (official) , numerous indigenous languages and dialects, French, English.Religious affiliations Buddhist 60 percent Animist, Christian, Muslim 40 percent.
LATVIAEthnic groups Latvian 55 percent Russian 32 percent Belarusian 4 percent Ukrainian 3 percent Polish 3 percent Other 3 percent.Languages Latvian (official) , Russian, Lithuanian.Religious affiliations Lutheran, Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox.
LEBANONEthnic groups Arab 93 percent Armenian 5 percent Other 2 percent.Languages Arabic (official) , French, Armenian, EnglishReligious affiliations Muslim 70 percent (5 legally recognized Islamic groups: Shia, Sunni, AJawite, Druze, Isma ′ ilite) Christian 30 percent (11 legally recognized Christian groups: 4 Orthodox Christian, 6 Catholic, 1 Protestant) .
LIBERIAEthnic groups Indigenous African ethnic groups (Bassa, Gio, Kpelle, Kru) 95 percent AmericoLiberians (descendants of repatriated slaves) 5 percent.Languages English (official) 20 percent Mande, KruBassa, other 80 percent.Religious affiliations Indigenous beliefs 70 percent Muslim 20 percent Christian 10 percent.
LIBYAEthnic groups Indigenous African ethnic groups (Bassa, Gio, Kpelle, Kru) 95 percent AmericoLiberians (descendants of repatriated slaves) 5 percent.Languages English (official) 20 percent Mande, KruBassa, other 80 percentReligious affiliations Indigenous beliefs 70 percent Muslim 20 percent Christian 10 percent.
LITHUANIAEthnic groups Lithuanian 80 percent Russian 8 percent Polish 8 percent Belarusian 2 percent Ukrainian 1 percent Other 1 percent.Languages Lithuanian (official) , Russian, Polish, EnglishReligious affiliations Roman Catholic 84 percent Orthodox Christian 3 percent Protestant 1 percent Nonreligious 11 percent Other 1 percent.
LUXEMBOURGEthnic groups Celtic base (with French and German blend) 75 percent Guest workers and residents from other European countries, including Portugaland Italy 25 percent.Languages Luxembourgisch, German, French, EnglishReligious affiliations Roman Catholic 94 percent Protestant 2 percent Nonreligious 3 percent Other 1 percent.

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