LAOS

historical demographical data of the administrative division


KHOUENGcapitalsurface/sq.kmsurface/sq.mie2002pe1996e1995e1992e1990e1988c1985e1973e1972e1970codecodepos.particularsvariants of the name
source:SHSYEWCGBBLBLBGL/EBDVGL/AAISOFIPS
AttapuAttapu103203985107,687,787,783,080,076,070,099,097,093,0ATLA01seAttopeu, Atpu, Muang Mai
BokèoBan Houayxay61961919141,0114,9114,9104,064,060,055,0142,0139,0133,0BKLA22nwsplit from Louang Namtha in 1983
BolikhamxaiMuang Pakxan148636359202,3164,9164,9151,0145,0135,0122,051,049,047,0BLLA23cformed 1983 from parts of Khammouan and Vientiane provinceBolikhamsai, Bolikhamsay, Borikhan, Borikane
ChampasakPakxé154155952559,5503,3503,3160,0469,0443,0403,0103,0101,098,0CHLA02swabsorbed Sithandon ca 1976Champassak, Bassac, Khong, Pakse
HouaphanXam Nua165006371303,4247,3247,3232,0243,0230,0210,0211,0206,0196,0HOLA03neHua Pan, Hua Phan, Sam Neua, Xam Nua
KhammouanMuong Khammouan163156299337,4275,4275,4258,0249,0235,0213,0259,0253,0240,0KHLA04cKhammouane, Cammon
Louang NamthaLouang Namtha93253600141,3115,2115,2125,0114,0107,097,0LMLA05,16nwLuang Nam Tha, Houakhong, Nam Tha, Hiuakhong, Haut-Mekong
LouangphrabangLouangphabang168756515400,4367,2367,2355,0339,0323,0295,0450,0439,0419,0LPLA06ncLuang Prabang, Loang Prabang, Luang Phabang
OudômxaiMuong Xay153708182259,2211,3211,3220,0291,0275,0187,0OULA07nwsplit from Louangphrabang ca 1976Oudomsai, Udomsai, Oudomxay
PhôngsaliPhôngsali162706282188,2153,4153,4149,0142,0134,0123,0127,0124,0117,0PHLA08ncPhongsaly, Fong Sali
SaravanSaravan106914010316,9258,3258,3100,0211,0202,0188,0166,0162,0154,0SLLA09csabsorbed Vapikhamthong ca 1976Saravane, Salavan
SavannakhétSavannakhét217748525713,8674,9674,9673,0640,0603,0544,0456,0445,0424,0SVLA10csca 1976 temporarily split in 2 parts: Champhon & SavannakhétSvannakhet
Viangchan (municipality)Viangchan39201514652,4531,8531,8528,0442,0293,0264,0351,0343,0327,0VTLA24cwVientiane (kampeng nakhon, prefecture)
Vientiane (province)Muong Phôn-Hông159277718351,9286,8286,8321,0312,0416,0377,0VILA11cwabsorbed Borikhan ca 1976Vientiane
XaignabouliMuong Xaignabouri163894554359,8293,3293,3195,0182,0174,0224,0213,0208,0198,0XALA13cwca 1976 temporarily split in 3 parts: Hôngxa, Paklai & Xiagnabouli Sayaboury, Sayabuli, Xaignabury
XékongLamam / Ban Phone (?)7665295978,864,264,259,058,056,051,0XELA26sesplit from Saravan in 1983Sekong
XiangkhoangXiangkhoang158806685246,8201,2201,2191,0189,0178,0162,0218,0213,0203,0XILA14ceXiang Khouang, Xieng Khuang, Xiang Khuang
some former provinces:450,0some years with no detailed figures of surface and population
ChamphoneBan Kengkoktemporary split from Savannakhét ca 1976
HôngxaMuang Hôngxatemporary split from Xiagnabouli ca 1976
PaklayMuang Paklaytemporary split from Xiagnabouli ca 1976
SithandonKhong67,065,063,0
VapikhamthongKhongsedone122,0119,0113,0
XédônPangsé146,0143,0137,0Sedon
khetphiset:special region
XaisombunXaisombun710566,554,2nwcreated ca 1995
details of historical shifts in areas and boundaries are not known
TOTAL:236800914295427,24551,14605,34354,04170,03940,03585,03181,03106,02962,0

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File created on 2001.02.12; revised and last modified on 2002.09.03 by Jan Lahmeyer

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