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 .
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.
Sampling snake whiskey in Laos ..
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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.
Located at 20.36 100.08 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
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.
Located at 20.37 100.07 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
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.
Located at 20.28 100.42 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
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.
Located at 20.28 100.09 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
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.
Located at 20.26 100.44 (Lat./Long.); Less than 25 km away
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