Luang Prabang

Luang Phabang, or Louangphabang, commonly transliterated into Western languages from the pre-1975 Lao spelling ຫຼວງພຣະບາງ as Luang Prabang, literally meaning "Royal Buddha Image", is a city in north central , consisting of 58 adjacent villages, of which 33 comprise the Town Of Luang Prabang World Heritage Site.
Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
The Royal Palace in Luang Prabang, , was built in 1904 during the colonial era for King Sisavang Vong and his family. Photo: wm archiv, CC BY 2.0.

Buddhist temple
is a Buddhist temple on the northern tip of the peninsula of Luang Phrabang, . Photo: Nikopol, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Scenic viewpoint
Mount Phou Si, also written Mount Phu Si, is a 100 m high hill in the centre of the old town of Luang Prabang in . Photo: Christophe95, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Aerodrome
, is one of the few international airports in . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

Luang Prabang

Latitude
19.8887° or 19° 53' 19.5" north
Longitude
102.1359° or 102° 8' 9.2" east
Population
53,800
IATA airport code
LPQ
United Nations Location Code
LA LPQ
Elevation
300 metres (984 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 116056557
Geo­Names ID
1655559
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Luang Prabang
  • Arabic: Luang Prabang
  • Arabic: لوانجفرابانج
  • Arabic: لوانغ برابانغ
  • Armenian: Լուանգպխաբանգ
  • Basque: Luang Prabang
  • Belarusian: Луангпхабанг
  • Bengali: লুয়াং প্রাবাং
  • Breton: Luang Prabang
  • Bulgarian: Луанпрабан
  • Burmese: လွမ်ပရာဘွမ်မြို့
  • Catalan: Luang Prabang
  • Cebuano: Louangphabang
  • Chechen: Луангпхабанг
  • Chinese: Luang Prabang
  • Chinese: 琅勃拉邦
  • Chinese: 琅勃拉邦县
  • Chinese: 琅勃拉邦縣
  • Chinese: 龍坡邦
  • Chinese: 龍帕邦
  • Chuvash: Луанг-Прабанг
  • Croatian: Luang Prabang
  • Czech: Luang Prabang
  • Danish: Luang Prabang
  • Dutch: Luang Prabang
  • Dutch: Stad Luang Prabang
  • Egyptian Arabic: لوانج برابانج
  • English: Louangphabang
  • Esperanto: Luangprabango
  • Estonian: Louangphabang
  • Estonian: Louangphrabang
  • Estonian: Luang Prabang
  • Finnish: Louangphabang
  • French: Louang Prabang
  • French: Luang Prabang
  • French: Mueng Sua
  • Georgian: ლუანგპრაბანგი
  • German: Luang Phrabang
  • German: Luang Prabang
  • German: Mueang Sua
  • Greek: Λουάνγκ Πραμπάνγκ
  • Gujarati: લુઆંગ પ્રબાંગ
  • Hebrew: לואנג פראבאנג
  • Hebrew: לואנגפראבאנג
  • Hebrew: לואנג פראבנג
  • Hebrew: לואנג פרבאנג
  • Hindi: लुआंग प्राबांग
  • Hungarian: Luangprabang
  • Icelandic: Luang Prabang
  • Indonesian: Luang Prabang
  • Italian: Luang Prabang
  • Italian: Mueang Sua
  • Japanese: ルアンパバン
  • Japanese: ルアンパバーン
  • Japanese: ルアンパバーン郡
  • Japanese: ルアンプラバン
  • Japanese: ルアンプラバーン
  • Kannada: ಲುವಾಂಗ್ ಪ್ರಬಾಂಗ್
  • Korean: 루앙프라방
  • Korean: 루앙 프라방
  • Lao: ຫລວງພະບາງ
  • Lao: ເມືອງຫຼວງພະບາງ
  • Latvian: Louangphrabang
  • Latvian: Luanpabana
  • Lithuanian: Luang Prabangas
  • Lithuanian: Luangprabangas
  • Maithili: लुआङ प्रबाङ शहर
  • Malay: Luang Prabang
  • Malayalam: ലുവാങ് പ്രബാങ്
  • Marathi: लुआंग प्रबांग
  • Min Dong Chinese: Luang Prabang
  • Min Nan Chinese: Luang Prabang
  • Mongolian: Луанг Прабанг
  • Nepali: लुआङ प्रबाङको सहर
  • Norwegian: Luang Prabang
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Louang Prabang
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Luang Phrabang
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Luang Prabang
  • Occitan (post 1500): Luang Prabang
  • Panjabi: ਲੁਆਂਗ ਪਰਾਬਾਂਗ
  • Persian: لوآنگ پرابانگ
  • Polish: Louangphabang
  • Polish: Louangphrabang
  • Polish: Luang Prabang
  • Portuguese: Luang Prabang
  • Romanian: Luang Prabang
  • Russian: Лаунгпхабанг
  • Russian: Луанг-Прабанг
  • Russian: Луанг Прабанг
  • Russian: Луанг Пхабанг
  • Russian: Луангпрабанг
  • Russian: Луангпхабанг
  • Scots: Luang Prabang
  • Serbian: Luang Prabang
  • Serbian: Луанг Прабанг
  • Serbo-Croatian: Luang Prabang
  • Sinhala: ළුවන් ප්‍රබන්
  • Spanish: Louangphrabang
  • Spanish: Luang Prabang
  • Swedish: Louang Prabang
  • Swedish: Louangphabang
  • Swedish: Louangphrabang
  • Swedish: Luang P'rabang
  • Swedish: Luang Phrabang
  • Swedish: Luang Prabang
  • Tamil: இலுவாங் பிரபாங் நகரம்
  • Tamil: லுஆங் பிறபாங்
  • Telugu: లుఆంగ్ ప్రభాంగ్
  • Thai: หลวงพระบาง
  • Thai: เชียงทอง
  • Thai: เมืองหลวงพระบาง
  • Thai: เมืองเชียงทอง
  • Turkish: Luang Prabang
  • Ukrainian: Луанг-Прабанг
  • Ukrainian: Луангпхабанг
  • Ukrainian: Луанґпхабанґ
  • Urdu: لوانگ پرابانگ
  • Uzbek: Luangprabang
  • Uzbek: Luangpxabang
  • Vietnamese: Luang Prabang
  • Vietnamese: Luangprabang
  • Vietnamese: Luông Pra Băng
  • Vietnamese: Luổng Phạ Bang
  • Vietnamese: Mường Luổng
  • Vietnamese: Xieng Dong Xieng Thong
  • Waray (Philippines): Louangphrabang
  • Waray (Philippines): Luang Prabang
  • Wu Chinese: 琅勃拉邦
  • Yue Chinese: 龍帕邦
  • Luan Praban
  • ຫຼວງພະບາງ

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