Ban Thamouang Destination Guide
Explore Ban Thamouang in Laos.
Ban Thamouang in the region of Viangchan is a place in Laos - some 10 mi (or 17 km) South-East of Vientiane, the country's capital city.
Current time in Ban Thamouang is now 04:51 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Vientiane" with an UTC offset of 7 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Chiang Mai, Hanoi, Wang Saphung, Udon Thani, Ubon Ratchathani or Ban Chom Mani. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Nong Khai, Ban Xieng Khouan, Ban Xiangda, Ban Thin Tom, Ban Thamouang and Ban Hai. We saw some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.
Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast
|Morning Temperature||33°C / 91 °F|
|Evening Temperature||28°C / 82 °F|
|Night Temperature||23°C / 74 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||1%|
|Air Pressure||1001 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from West|
|Cloud Conditions||Broken clouds, covering 80% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Sunday, 26th of March 2017Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.
Day: 25°C (77 °F)
Night: 19°C (66 °F)
Monday, 27th of March 2017Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.
Day: 23°C (74 °F)
Night: 17°C (63 °F)
Tuesday, 28th of March 2017Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Day: 28°C (83 °F)
Night: 18°C (65 °F)
Thailand: Nong Khai Discovered
Nong Khai in north eastern Thailand is a charming town on the banks of the River Mekong and a major land route across the Friendship Bridge to Laos. The town boasts a great promenade, built above the ...
Street Music In Nong Khai
Musicians in front of Wat Lam Deun, Non Khai, Thailand during the Naga Fireballs Festival
Thailand to Laos Border Crossing 2007
Thailand to Laos Border Crossing 2007
1st Friendship bridge Thai-Lao Border 11...
It is a friendship bridge between Thailand and Laos. The real opening is when though the railway part has been fairly completed ahead, too. It seems to schedule this spring tentatively
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Upcomming Local Events
A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Ban Thamouang during the next days.
Gaia Ashram Internship
Beginning: 11:00 am (11:00).
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Interesting facts about this location
Nong Khai (เทศบาลเมืองหนองคาย, Thesaban Mueang Nong Khai or หนองคาย or Nong Khai) is a city in North-East Thailand. It is also the capital of Nong Khai Province. Situated on the Mekong River, near the site of the first Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge, spanning the river to Laos. The Thai-Lao Friendship bridge was largely funded by a gift to the Lao Government by the Australian Keating Labour Government.
Located at 17.89, 102.74 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Buddha Park, also known as Xieng Khuan (as well as other variations of the spelling), is a sculpture park located 25 km southeast from Vientiane, Laos in a meadow by the Mekong River. Although it is not a temple (Wat), the park may be referred to as Wat Xieng Khuan, since it contains numerous religious images. The name Xieng Khuan means Spirit City. The park contains over 200 Hindu and Buddhist statues. The socialist government operates Buddha Park as a tourist attraction and public park.
Thai–Lao Friendship Bridge
The First Thai–Lao Friendship Bridge is a bridge over the Mekong, connecting Nong Khai province and the city of Nong Khai in Thailand with Vientiane Prefecture in Laos - the city of Vientiane is approximately 20 km from the bridge. With a length of 1,170m (0.73 mi), the bridge has two 3.5m (11 ft 6 in) wide road lanes, two 1.5m (4 ft 11 in) wide footpaths and a single 1000 gauge railway line in the middle, straddling the narrow central reservation. The rail gauge is 1000mm.
Nong Khai Province
Nong Khai is the northernmost of the north-eastern (Isan) provinces (changwat) of Thailand. Neighbouring provinces are (from east clockwise) Bueng Kan, Sakon Nakhon, Udon Thani and Loei. To the north it borders Vientiane Province, Vientiane Prefecture and Bolikhamxai of Laos.
Right- and left-hand traffic
The terms right-hand traffic and left-hand traffic refer to regulations requiring all bidirectional traffic to keep either to the right or the left side of the road, respectively. This is so fundamental to traffic flow that it is sometimes referred to as the rule of the road. This basic rule eases traffic flow and reduces the risk of head-on collisions. Today, about 66.1% of the world's people live in right-hand traffic countries and 33.9% in left-hand traffic countries.
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