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The Savannakhet Province in the Central of Laos

Savannakhet, the Province of Sweet Rice & Nice People, Laos

Savannakhet province Laos

Savannakhet Province (which meaning "The land of fertility suitable for agriculture")  is the most populous and largest province of Laos.

Savannakhet province shares its borders with Vietnam at the East, Thailand at the West, the Khammouane Province at the North and the Salavanh Province at the South. 

Savannakhet province offers several very interesting trekking opportunities in order to explore forests which cover around 70% of land.

Savannakhet forests home to a wide variety of minorities ethnic groups : Lowland Lao, Phoutai, Thai Dam, Katang, Mangkong, Vali, Lava, Soui, Kapo, Kaleung and Ta-Oi.

Besides, Savannakhet province has a large number of interesting temples to visit, including Vietnamese temples and a large Catholic church. 

Moreover, the fine French architecture in Savannakhet province bears testimony to the importance of Savannakhet during the colonial era.

In addition, many Vietnamese and Chinese descendants live in the province. This fact makes Savannakhet rich in cultural and gastronomic diversity.


Located: In the Central provinces of Laos
Total Area: 21,774 square kilometers.
Population: 906,440.
15 Districts: Kaisone Phomvihan, Outhoumphone, Atsaphangthong, Phine, Sepone, Nong, Thapangthong, Songkhone, Champhon, Xonnabouly, Xaybouly, Vilabouly, Atsaphone, Xayphouthong and Phalanxay.
Capital of Savannakhet Province: Kaisone Phomvihan.

Activities in Laos in the Savannakhet Province

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