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Map of Xekong district in Laos

Basic information about Xekong
Sekong (also sometimes Xekong, Lao ເຊກອງ) is a province of Laos, located in the south-east of the country. Sekong Province is the second smallest province in Laos and also one of its poorest, covering an area of 7,665 square kilometres (2,959 sq mi). It is bordered by Vietnam to the east, Attapeu Province to the south, Salavan Province to the north, and Champasak Province to the west. Sekong also has the smallest population (83,600 as of 2004) and the lowest population density of any province. It was created in 1984 by splitting the Salavan Province and is the most diverse province in Laos with 14 ethnic groups. The Sekong River, which divides the province, flows in a southern direction into Cambodia and is navigable for boats. The river valley has fertile plains interspersed with paddy fields and fruit orchards. Its rich tropical forest have many rare species of flora and fauna. The Dakchung Plateau and Xe Xap National Biodiversity Conservation Area are among the areas under protection. Unlike most of Laos, not many wats are seen in the province as the predominant belief system is more of animism and ancestral worship. Sekong Province is one of the most important coffee producing areas of Laos.
Cities, towns & villages in Xekong
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LamamSekong (or Xekong; Lao ເຊກອງ) is the capital city of Sekong Province, Laos. It was created in 1984 after a decision was made that Ban Phon's unexploded ordnances made it uninhabitable. Show Lamamon the map
A KleumA Kleum is a village in south-eastern Laos near the border with Vietnam. It is located in Kaleum District in Sekong Province. Show A Kleumon the map
Ban AkiomA Kiom is a village in south-eastern Laos near the border with Vietnam. It is located in Kaleum District in Sekong Province. Show Ban Akiomon the map
Ban AdouA Doi is a village in south-eastern Laos near the border with Vietnam. It is located in Kaleum District in Sekong Province. Show Ban Adouon the map
Ban AlimA Lim is a village in south-eastern Laos near the border with Vietnam. It is located in Kaleum District in Sekong Province. Show Ban Alimon the map
A LingA Ling is a village in south-eastern Laos. It is located in Kaleum District in Sekong Province. Show A Lingon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Xekong
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Khouèng XékongSekong (also sometimes Xekong, Lao ເຊກອງ) is a province of Laos, located in the south-east of the country. Sekong Province is the second smallest province in Laos and also one of its poorest, covering an area of 7,665 square kilometres (2,959 sq mi). It is bordered by Vietnam to the east, Attapeu Province to the south, Salavan Province to the north, and Champasak Province to the west. Sekong also has the smallest population (83,600 as of 2004) and the lowest population density of any province. It was created in 1984 by splitting the Salavan Province and is the most diverse province in Laos with 14 ethnic groups. The Sekong River, which divides the province, flows in a southern direction into Cambodia and is navigable for boats. The river valley has fertile plains interspersed with paddy fiShow on map
Muang DakchungDak Cheung is a district (muang) of Sekong Province in south-eastern Laos.Show on map
Muang ThatèngTha Teng is a district (muang) of Sekong Province in south-eastern Laos.Show on map
Muang KhaleumKaleum is a district (muang) of Sekong Province in south-eastern Laos.Show on map