Place:Louang Namtha, Laos

Watchers


NameLouang Namtha
Alt namesHiuakhongsource: NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Louang Namtha provincesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Luang Namthasource: Embassy of Laos, Laos (1995) p 4
Muong Luang Namthasource: NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Nam Thasource: Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) VII, 492
Upper Mekongsource: NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
TypeProvince
Coordinates20.75°N 101.0°E
Located inLaos     (1946 - )
Contained Places
District
Muang Long
Muang Sing
Nale
Namtha
Viangphoukha
Inhabited place
Louang Namtha
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names


the text in this section is copied from an article in Wikipedia

Luang Namtha (Lao ຫລວງນໍ້າທາ, literally "Royal Sugar Palm" or "Royal Green River") is a province of Laos located in the north of the country. From 1966 to 1976 it formed, together with Bokeo, the province of Houakhong. Luang Namtha Province covers an area of . Its provincial capital is Luang Namtha. The province borders with Yunnan, China to the north, Oudomxai Province to the east and southeast, Bokeo Province to the southwest, and Shan State, Burma to the northwest.

The province contains the Nam Ha National Biodiversity Conservation Area and is one of the main sugar cane and rubber producing areas of Laos with numerous plantations. There are some 20 temples in Muang Sing, including Wat Sing Jai and Wat Namkeo. The anthropological Luang Namtha Museum is located in Luang Namtha.

Research Tips


This page uses content from the English Wikipedia. The original content was at Louang Namtha. 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.
This page uses content from the English Wikipedia. The original content was at Louang Namtha 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.