Geography

Borders

 

Location of Lao P. D. R

Directions

Remotest places

Provinces where being located

North latitude

Longitude

North

Ban lanetoui

Phongsaly

2230'

10146'

South

Ban kynark

Champasack

1354'

10606'

South-East

Nam xe kamane

Attapeu

1519'

10738'

North-East

Napao banetao

Huaphanh

2005'

10459'

West

Ban khuan

Bokeo

2021'

10005'

Source: Ministry of Defense

Length of borders

Region

Borders with

Length of borders(km)

North

P. R China

505

South

Kingdom of Cambodia

535

East

S. R Vietnam

2 069

North-West

U. Myanmar

236

West

Kingdom of Thailand

1 835

Remark: The length of border with Cambodia and Myanmar was on improving


Rivers

 

Main rivers

Name

Flowing by

Length (km)

Mekong

Laos

1 898

Of which :

   
 

Laos-Thailand

919

Nam ou

Phongsaly-Luangprabang

448

Nam ngum

Xiengkhuang-Vientiane

354

Nam xebanghieng

Savannakhet

338

Nam tha

Luangnamtha-Bokeo

325

Nam xekong

Saravane-Sekong-Attapeu

320

Nam xebangphay

Khammuane-Savannakhet

239

Nam beng

Oudomxay

215

Nam xedone

Saravane-Champasack

192

Nam xekhanong

Savannakhet

115

Nam kading

Borikhamxay

103

Nam khane

Huaphanh-Luangprabang

90

     

Source: Mekong River Commission


Mountains

 

High Mountains

Mountain Names

Provinces where Being Located

High level (m)

Phu bia

Xiengkhuang

2 820

Phu xao

Xiengkhuang

2 690

Phu xamxum

Xiengkhuang

2 620

Phu huat

Huaphanh

2 452

Phu soy

Luangprabang

2 257

Phu sane

Xiengkhuang

2 218

Phu laopy

Luangprabang

2 079

Phu pane

Huaphanh

2 079

Phu khaomieng

Xayabury

2 007

Phu sanchanhta

Luangprabang

1 972

Phu nameo

Oudomxay

1 937

Phu phakhao

Luangprabang

1 870

Phu doychy

Phongsaly

1 842

Phu leb

Xiengkhuang

1 761

Phu sang

Vientiane

1 666

Phu chaputao

Luangnamtha

1 588

Phu phiengbolavenh

Champasack

1 284

Phu khaokhuai

Vientiane

1 026

     

Source: Ministry of Defense