Louangphrabang
or Luang Prabang geographical name city NW Laos on the Mekong NNW of Vientiane

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  • Louangphrabang — /lwahng prddah bahng /, n. a city in N Laos, on the Mekong River: former royal capital. 44,244. Also, Luang Prabang. * * * ▪ Laos formerly  spelled Luang Prabang   town, northern Laos. A port on the Mekong River, Louangphrabang lies 130 miles… …   Universalium

  • Louangphrabang — n. Luang Prabang, city in Laos, former royal capital of Laos …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Louangphrabang — /lwahng prddah bahng /, n. a city in N Laos, on the Mekong River: former royal capital. 44,244. Also, Luang Prabang …   Useful english dictionary

  • Luang Prabang — Louangphrabang, city in Laos, former royal capital of Laos …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Laos — /lah ohs, lows, lay os/; Fr. /lann aws /, n. a country in SE Asia: formerly part of French Indochina. 5,116,959; 91,500 sq. mi. (236,985 sq. km). Cap.: Vientiane. * * * Laos Introduction Laos Background: In 1975, the Communist Pathet Lao took… …   Universalium

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  • Historia de Laos — Los primeros pobladores de Laos fueron los Ja (Kha), quienes hacia el siglo V a. C. vivían bajo el Imperio Funan. Posteriormente recibió inmigración de tribus de la zona de Tailandia. Shans, siameses, laosianos y tribus hmong mien… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Vientiane — /vyen tyahn /, n. a city in and the capital of Laos, on the Mekong River, in the NW part. 176,637. * * * Laotian Viangchan City (pop., 1999 est.: 534,000), capital of Laos. It is located north of the Mekong River. Founded in the late 13th century …   Universalium

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