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Ban Namkeung-Kao Destination Guide

Delve into Ban Namkeung-Kao in Laos

Ban Namkeung-Kao in the region of Bokèo is a city in Laos - some 227 mi or ( 366 km ) North-West of Vientiane , the country's capital .

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Current time in Ban Namkeung-Kao is now 09:03 PM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Vientiane " with a UTC offset of 7 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Phayao, Mae Chan, Lampang, Dok Kham Tai, and Chiang Rai. While being here, make sure to check out Phayao . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Ban Namkeung-Kao ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Golden Triangle (Southeast Asia)

The Golden Triangle is one of Asia's two main opium-producing areas. It is an area of around 367,000 square miles that overlaps the mountains of four countries of Southeast Asia: Myanmar, Vietnam, Laos and Thailand. Along with Afghanistan in the Golden Crescent, it has been one of the most extensive opium-producing areas of Asia and of the world since the 1920s.

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Located at 20.36 100.08 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Border tripoints, Crime in Thailand, Geography of Southeast Asia, Illegal drug trade in Southeast Asia, Opium

Ruak River

The Ruak River is a river at the Thai-Burma border. It originates within the hills of the Daen Lao Range, Shan State, and becomes the boundary river between Thailand and Burma at the confluence with the Mae Sai River at the northernmost point of Thailand. It then meanders to the east until it empties into the Mekong River at Ban Sop Ruak, Tambon Wiang, Chiang Saen district, Chiang Rai Province. The boundary section of the river is 26.75 km long.

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Located at 20.37 100.07 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: Burma–Thailand border, Geography of Chiang Rai Province, International rivers of Asia, Rivers of Burma, Rivers of Thailand, Tributaries of the Mekong River

Fourth Thai–Lao Friendship Bridge

The Fourth Thai–Lao Friendship Bridge is a proposed bridge over the Mekong River to link the Chiang Rai Province of Thailand and Ban Houayxay in Laos. Currently, the parliamentTemplate:Which? has already approved and accepted this project.

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Located at 20.28 100.42 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Bridges in Laos, Bridges in Thailand, Bridges over the Mekong River, International bridges, Laos–Thailand border crossings, Proposed bridges

Mekong River massacre

The Mekong River massacre occurred in the morning of 5 October 2011, when two Chinese cargo ships were attacked on a stretch of the Mekong River in the lawless Golden Triangle area of Southeast Asia. All 13 crew members on the two ships were killed and dumped in the river. It is the deadliest attack on Chinese nationals abroad in modern times.

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Located at 20.28 100.09 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: 2011 in Burma, 2011 in China, 2011 in Thailand, Chiang Rai Province, Mass murder in 2011, Mekong River, Murder in Burma, Murder in Thailand, People murdered by organized crime, Piracy

Ban Huoeisay Airport

Ban Huoeisay Airport is an airport in Ban Houayxay, Laos. Alternative spellings are Ban Houayxay Airport, Ban Houei Sai Airport and Ban Huay Xai Airport.

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Located at 20.26 100.44 (Lat./Long.); Less than 25 km away
Tags: Airports in Laos