Central Laos

Central Laos shares borders with and , as well as with and Laos.

Popular Destinations

is the capital and largest city of , on the banks of the Mekong River near the border with . Photo: Benh, CC BY-SA 3.0.

and officially known as "Kaysone Phomvihane", is the capital of Province in . Photo: Tango7174, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a riverside town in Central Laos. The main attractions are the river flowing through the spectacularly wild karst formations, laid-back countryside and many caves. Photo: Ssuri, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is a world heritage site in Central Laos. Photo: Emmece, CC BY-SA 3.0.


is the capital of Xieng Khouang Province in Central Laos. Photo: Torbenbrinker, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Thakhek, the capital of , is a town in south-central on the Mekong River. Photo: Tango7174, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Xam Neua (ຊຳເໜືອ, Vietnamese: Xâm Neua or Sầm Nưa, sometimes transcribed as or Samneua, literally 'northern swamp', is the capital of , , in northeast Laos. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is in Bolikhamsai Province, in Central Laos. Photo: Tango7174, CC BY-SA 4.0.

, also known as Ban Khoun Kham and Na Hin village is a settlement on Rte 8 in northern Khammouane Province, in Central Laos.

is a city in Hua Phan Province, Laos. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Phou Khao Khouay National Biodiversity Conservation Area is a protected area in .

Central Laos

Latitude of center
18.26° or 18° 15' 36" north
Longitude of center
103.82° or 103° 49' 12" east

Also Known As

  • Chinese: 中寮
  • Italian: Laos centrale
  • Vietnamese: Trung Lào

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