Luang Prabang

Luang Prabang, or Louangphrabang is the former capital of and a UNESCO World Heritage city. Set at the confluence of two rivers that almost surround the town, and beneath a temple-topped hill, Luang Prabang is a wonderful patchwork of traditional Lao wooden houses and hints of European architecture, reminders of when Laos was part of the French colony of Indochine.

Luang Prabang Map

Luang Prabang

  • Location: , , ,
  • Population: 53,800
  • IATA airport code: LPQ
  • United Nations Location Code: LA LPQ
  • Latitude: 19.886° or 19° 53' 9.6" north
  • Longitude: 102.135° or 102° 8' 6.1" east
  • Elevation: 300 meters (984 feet)
  • GeoNames ID: 1655559

Other Names for Luang Prabang

  • Arabic: لوانغ برابانغ
  • Bulgarian: Луанпрабан
  • Chechen: Луангпхабанг
  • Chinese: 琅勃拉邦
  • Chuvash: Луанг-Прабанг
  • English: Louangphabang
  • Esperanto: Luangprabango
  • Finnish: Louangphabang
  • French: Luang Prabang
  • Georgian: ლუანგპრაბანგი
  • German: Luang Prabang
  • Hebrew: לואנג פרבאנג
  • Hungarian: Luangprabang
  • Italian: Luang Prabang
  • Japanese: ルアンパバーン郡
  • Korean: 루앙프라방
  • Lao: ຫລວງພະບາງ
  • Lao: ເມືອງຫຼວງພະບາງ
  • Latvian: Luanpabana
  • Lithuanian: Luangprabangas
  • Malayalam: ലുവാങ് പ്രബാങ്
  • Marathi: लुआंग प्रबांग
  • Mongolian: Луанг Прабанг
  • Panjabi: ਲੁਆਂਗ ਪਰਾਬਾਂਗ
  • Persian: لوآنگ پرابانگ
  • Portuguese: Luang Prabang
  • Russian: Луангпхабанг
  • Serbian: Луанг Прабанг
  • Spanish: Luang Prabang
  • Swedish: Louang Prabang
  • Thai: หลวงพระบาง
  • Ukrainian: Луанг-Прабанг
  • Urdu: لوانگ پرابانگ
  • Uzbek: Luangprabang
  • Vietnamese: Luangprabang
  • Louangphrabang
  • Luan Praban
  • Luang Phrabang

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