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Map of Bolikhamsai district in Laos

Basic information about Bolikhamsai
Bolikhamsai (also Borikhamxay, Lao ບໍລິຄໍາໄຊ) is a province of Laos, located in the middle of the country. Pakxanh, Thaphabath, Pakkading, Borikhan, Viengthong and Khamkheu are its districts and Paksan is its capital city. The province is also home to Nam Theun 2 Dam, the country's largest hydroelectric project. Bolikhamsai Province, one of the provinces of Laos, covers an area of 14,863 square kilometres (5,739 sq mi). Bolikhansai Province borders Xiangkhouang Province to the northwest, Vietnam to the east, Khammouan Province to the south, and Thailand to the west. The province includes the Annamite Range, stretching east to Vietnam, while to the west are the Mekong River and Thailand. At 3,700 square kilometres (1,400 sq mi), the Nakai–Nam Theun National Biodiversity Conservation Area in Bolikhamsai and Khammouane Provinces is the third largest protected area in Laos.
Cities, towns & villages in Bolikhamsai
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BorikhanBorikham, also Muang Borikham, Borikhane, Bolikham, Bolikhan or Muang Borikan, is a river town in Bolikhamsai Province, in western Laos. It is the capital of Borikhane District, to the north by road from Na Khaulom.Borikham lies on the Nam Xan River. The Baily Bridge passes over the river. The Lao army had an important base at Borikham. Show Borikhanon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Bolikhamsai
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BolikhamxaiBolikhamsai (also Borikhamxay, Lao is a province of Laos, located in the middle of the country. Pakxanh, Thaphabath, Pakkading, Borikhan, Viengthong and Khamkheu are its districts and Paksan is its capital city. The province is also home to Nam Theun 2 Dam, the country's largest hydroelectric project.Show on map
PaksanePakxan, Paksan or Muang Pakxan (Lao ປາກຊັນ) (French: Paksane) is a town in Bolikhamsai Province, in western Laos. It is the capital of Paksan District. The Nam Xan River joins the Mekong River at Paksan on the border with Thailand, opposite Bung Kan. Paksan is well connected to the south of Laos by Route 13.Show on map
Muang PakkadingPakkading [pȁːk kádìŋ], literally \"mouth of the (river) Nam Kading\") is a district (muang) of Bolikhamsai province in central Laos. It is home to the 1 690 km2 Nam Kading NBCA (national biodiversity conservation area).Show on map
Muang BolikhanBolikanh or Borikhane is a district (muang) of Bolikhamsai province in central Laos.Show on map
Muang ViangthongViengthong is a district (muang) of Bolikhamsai province in central Laos.Show on map
Muang ThaphabatThaphabat is a district (muang) of Bolikhamsai province in central Laos.Show on map
Muang KhamkeutKhamkeut is a district (muang) of Bolikhamsai province in central Laos.Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in Bolikhamsai
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Nam KadingNam Theun, also known as Khading, is a river in Laos, in Khammouane and Bolikhamsai Provinces. Together with its tributaries Nam One, Nam Noy, and Nam Theun it has total length of 138 km (86 mi) and drains an area of 2,800 km2 (1,100 sq mi). \"Nam Theun\" is also three options for large dams on the same river, called Nam Theun 1, Nam Theun 1-2 and Nam Theun 2. Nam Theun 2, which was considered the most economic of the three options, is in operation. Part of the river corridor is a 62,000 ha national preserve that is one of the protected areas of Laos.Show on map
Nam XanThe Nam Xan River (French: Nam Sane) is a major river of western-central Laos. It flows down from the mountains of central Laos, flows through Borikham and joins the Mekong river at 18°22′36″N 103°39′29″E / 18.37667°N 103.65806°E at Paksan.Show on map