Place:Bokeo, Laos

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NameBokeo
Alt namesBokeo provincesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Bokèosource: Wikipedia
TypeProvince
Located inLaos
Contained Places
District
Houayxay
Meung
Paktha
Pha Oudom
Tonpheung
Inhabited place
Ban Houayxay
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Bokèo (Laotian: ບໍ່ແກ້ວ ; literally "gem mine"; previously, Hua Khong, meaning "Head of the Mekong") is a northern province of Laos. It is the smallest and least populous province in the country. Bokeo Province covers an area of . Bokeo Province borders Luang Namtha Province to the northeast, Oudomxai Province to the east, Xaignabouli Province to the south, and Thailand to the southwest and Burma to the west and northwest. The province has five districts (Houay Xay, Tonpheung, Meung, Phaodom and Paktha) and is rich in deposits of precious and semiprecious stones. Bokeo's provincial capital is Houayxay on the Mekong river. The province is part of the “Golden Triangle”, at the crossing with Myanmar and Thailand.[1] There are 34 ethnic groups in the province. Houay Xay is the border town with Thailand and regional economic centre.

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This page uses content from the English Wikipedia. The original content was at Bokeo Province. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with WeRelate, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.