Vientiane

Vientiane is the capital and largest city of , on the banks of the Mekong River near the border with . Vientiane became the capital in 1573, due to fears of a Burmese invasion, but was later looted, then razed to the ground in 1827 by the .
Photo: Aaron Smith, CC BY 2.0. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
is a war monument in the centre of Vientiane, , built between 1957 and 1968. Photo: Ananda, Public domain.

Museum
The is located in Vientiane, . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Stadium
The or formally Anouvong Stadium, also known as Vientiane Provincial stadium, is a multi-purpose stadium in Vientiane, . Photo: Chaoborus, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Buddhist temple
, also written as Ho Prakeo, Hor Pha Keo and other similar spellings, is a former temple in Vientiane, . Photo: Alcyon, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Vientiane

Latitude
17.9641° or 17° 57' 50.8" north
Longitude
102.6134° or 102° 36' 48.1" east
Open Location Code
7P94XJ77+J8
Population
783,000
IATA airport code
VTE
United Nations Location Code
LA VTE
Elevation
174 metres (571 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 122739684
Geo­Names ID
1651944
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Also Known As

  • Achinese: Vientiane
  • Afar: Ventyan
  • Afrikaans: Vientiane
  • Albanian: Vientiane
  • Amharic: ቭየንትዬን
  • Arabic: Vientiane
  • Arabic: فيينتيان
  • Armenian: Վիենտյան
  • Armenian: Վյենտյան
  • Asturian; Bable: Vientián
  • Azerbaijani: Vyentyan
  • Banjar: Wiangcan
  • Bashkir: Вьентьян
  • Basque: Vientian
  • Belarusian: В'енцьян
  • Belarusian: Венцьян
  • Belarusian: Віент’ян
  • Belarusian: В’енцьян
  • Bengali: ভিয়েনতিয়েন
  • Bosnian: Vientiane
  • Breton: Vientiane
  • Bulgarian: Виентян
  • Burmese: ဗီယင်ကျန်းမြို့
  • Catalan: Vientiane
  • Cebuano: Vientiane (ulohang dakbayan sa Laos)
  • Cebuano: Vientiane
  • Central Bicolano: Vientiane
  • Central Kurdish: ڤیێنتیان
  • Central Kurdish: ڤیەنتیان
  • Chechen: Вьентьян
  • Chichewa; Nyanja: Vientiane
  • Chinese: Vientiane
  • Chinese: 万象
  • Chinese: 永珍
  • Chinese: 萬象 / 永珍
  • Chuvash: Вьентьян
  • Croatian: Vientiane
  • Czech: Viangchan
  • Czech: Vientiane
  • Danish: Vientiane
  • Dutch: Vientiane
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: فيينتيان
  • English: Bientani
  • English: Nakhon Viangchan
  • English: Viangchan
  • English: Viang chan
  • English: Vien Chang
  • English: Vienchan
  • English: Vieng-Cæn
  • English: Viengchan
  • English: Vientane
  • English: Vieṅg-Čăn
  • English: Vieṅ Čan
  • English: Vyentyan
  • English: Wei-t'ien
  • English: Wiangcan
  • English: Wīangčhan
  • Esperanto: Vjentiano
  • Estonian: Viangchan
  • Estonian: Vientiane
  • Fijian: Vientiane
  • Fijian Hindustani: Vientiane
  • Finnish: Vientiane
  • Franco-Provençal: Vientiane
  • French: Vientiane
  • Frisian: Wiën Tsjan
  • Gaelic (Scots): Vientiane
  • Gallegan: Vientiane
  • Georgian: ვიენტიანი
  • German: Vientiane
  • Greek: Βιεντιάν
  • Guarani: Vientiã
  • Gujarati: વિયેંટિએન
  • Gujarati: વિયેટિએન
  • Gujarati: વિયેન્ટિએન
  • Haitian; Haitian Creole: Vyantyàn
  • Hakka Chinese: Vieng Chan
  • Hausa: Vientiane
  • Hebrew: ויינטיאן
  • Hindi: विअंग् चन्
  • Hindi: विएनतिएने
  • Hindi: विनतिएन
  • Hindi: वियांग चान
  • Hindi: व्यिंचन
  • Hungarian: Vientián
  • Icelandic: Vientiane
  • Ido: Vientiane
  • Iloko: Vientiane
  • Inari Sami: Vientiane
  • Indonesian: Vientiane
  • Interlingue: Vientiane
  • Irish: Vientiane
  • Italian: Vientiane
  • Japanese: ヴィエンチャン
  • Japanese: ヴィエンチャン市
  • Kannada: ವಿಅಂಗ್ ಚನ್
  • Kannada: ವಿಯೆನ್ಟಿಯಾನೆ
  • Kannada: ವಿಯೆನ್ ಟಿಯೇನ್
  • Kara-Kalpak: Ventyan
  • Kazakh: Вьентьян
  • Khmer: វាំងចន្ទន៍
  • Kirghiz: Вьентьян
  • Korean: 비엔티안
  • Korean: 비엔티엔
  • Kurdish: Vientiane
  • Lao: Viangchan
  • Lao: Vientiane
  • Lao: ວຽງຈັນ
  • Latin: Vientiane
  • Latvian: Vjenčana
  • Letzeburgesch: Vientiane
  • Ligurian: Vientiane
  • Lingala: Vientiane
  • Lithuanian: Vientianas
  • Livvi: Vjentjan
  • Lombard: Vientiane
  • Macedonian: Виентијан
  • Maithili: भियनटियान
  • Malagasy: Vientiane
  • Malay (generic): Vientiane
  • Malayalam: വിയന്റിയൻ
  • Marathi: व्हिआंतियान
  • Min Dong Chinese: Vientiane
  • Min Nan Chinese: Vientiane
  • Minangkabau: Vientiane
  • Mingrelian: ვიენტიანი
  • Mirandese: Vientiane
  • Mongolian: Вьентьян
  • Moroccan Spoken Arabic: ڤيينتان
  • Nepali: भियनटियान
  • Northern Frisian: Vientiane
  • Northern Luri: وینتیان
  • Norwegian: Vientiane
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Vientiane
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Vientiane
  • Novial: Vientiane
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Viengchan
  • Ossetian; Ossetic: Вьентьян
  • Panjabi: ਵਿਆਂਗ ਚਾਨ
  • Papiamento: Vientiane
  • Persian: وینتیان
  • Piemontese: Vientiane
  • Polish: Wientian
  • Portuguese: Vienciana
  • Portuguese: Vientiane
  • Pushto: وینتیان
  • Romanian: Vientiane
  • Russia Buriat: Вьентьян
  • Russian: Вьентьян
  • Santali: ᱵᱷᱤᱭᱮᱱᱛᱤᱭᱮᱱ
  • Sardinian: Vientiane
  • Scots: Vientiane
  • Serbian: Вијентијан
  • Serbo-Croatian: Vientiane
  • Shona: Vientiane
  • Sicilian: Vientiane
  • Sinhalese: වියන්ශියෙන්
  • Sinhalese: වියෙන්ටියනේ
  • Sinhalese: වියෙන්ටියානේ
  • Slovak: Vientian
  • Slovenian: Vientiane
  • Sorbian, Upper: Vientiane
  • Spanish: Vientian
  • Spanish: Vientiane
  • Spanish: Vientián
  • Swahili (generic): Vientiane
  • Swedish: Vientiane
  • Tagalog: Vientiane
  • Tajik: Вентян
  • Tajik: Вйентян
  • Tamil: வியஞ்சான்
  • Tamil: விவேண்டியனே
  • Tamil: விவேண்டியன்
  • Telugu: వియన్శాన్
  • Thai: เวียงจันทน์
  • Tibetan: ཝིན་ཆིའང་
  • Turkish: Vientiane
  • Udmurt: Вьентьян
  • Uighur: Wyéntyan
  • Ukrainian: В'єнтьян
  • Ukrainian: Вєнтьян
  • Urdu: وینتیان
  • Uzbek: Ventyan
  • Veps: V'jent'jan
  • Veps: Vjentjan
  • Vietnamese: Viêng Chăn
  • Vietnamese: Viêng Quý
  • Volapük: Viengtjan
  • Waray (Philippines): Vientiane
  • Welsh: Vientiane
  • Western Panjabi: وینتیان
  • Wu Chinese: 万象
  • Yoruba: Vientiane
  • Yue Chinese: 永珍
  • Zhuang: Fanhyiengh
  • Vianchan
  • Vien Can
  • Vieng-Chan
  • Wei-t’ien
  • Wiang Chan
  • Wjentjan
  • वियनतियाने
  • វៀងចន្ទន៍

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