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Provinces of Laos

Provinces of Laos

Laos has 17 provinces (‘khwaeng’ in Lao language) and 1 prefecture (Vientiane). Every province has a capital city.

The province with capital cities next to it:

1. Savannakhet (Kaysone Phomvihane)
2. Champassak (Pakse)
3. Luang Prabang (Luang Prabang)
4. Sainyabuli (Sainyabuli)
5. Vientiane Province (Phon Hong)
6. Bolikhamsai (Paksan)
7. Hua Phan (Sam Neua)
8. Khammuan (Tha Khaek)
9. Salavan (Salavan)
10. Udomxai (Muang Xay)
11. Xieng Khuang (Phonsavan)
12. Phongsali (Phongsali)
13. Luang Namtha (Luang Nam Tha)
14. Bokeo (Huay Xai)
15. Attapeu (Attapeu)
16. Sekong (Sekong)
17. Xaisomboun (Anouvong)