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Thakhek Destination Guide

Touring Thakhek in Laos

Thakhek in the region of Khammouan with its 26,200 citizens is a city located in Laos - some 152 mi or ( 244 km ) East of Vientiane , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Thakhek

Time in Thakhek is now 09:05 AM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Vientiane " with a UTC offset of 7 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Huế, Hanoi, Da Nang, That Phanom, and Sakon Nakhon. Being here already, consider visiting Huế . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recomendations for Thakhek ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Laos 2012

91:37 min by sonnyp215
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My trip to Laos in 2012. The video was mostly taken on an island along the Mekong river where my grandparents are from. We were there to bury my dad who passed away Dec 5th, 2011. His last wish was to ..

Thakhek - base for trekking Cecilia74's photos around Thakhek, Lao Peoples Dem Rep (slideshow)

2:00 min by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu
Views: 776 Rating: 5.00

Preview of Cecilia74's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor™ TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these vi ..

Thakhek Bus Terminal

1:04 min by Darly J
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Express Bus to Pakse making a stop in Khakhek. ..

Laos Scooter Diaries - The Thakhek Loop

6:03 min by MrRyanwitcombe
Views: 666 Rating: 5.00

Asha and Ryan ( decided to do the Thakhek loop, a 450 km motorbike circuit around central Laos. Having never ridden motorbikes (or scooters) before, this was a dubious decision. But ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Nakhon Phanom Province

Nakhon Phanom is one of the north-eastern provinces (changwat) of Thailand. Neighboring provinces are (from south clockwise) Mukdahan, Sakon Nakhon and Bueng Kan. To the north-east it borders Khammouan of Laos.

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Located at 17.41 104.78 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Isan, Nakhon Phanom Province, Populated places on the Mekong River, Provinces of Thailand

Nakhon Phanom

Nakhon Phanom is a town in northeastern Thailand, capital of the Nakhon Phanom Province. The town covers the whole tambon Nai Mueang and Nong Saeng and parts of tambon At Samat and Nong Yat, all of Mueang Nakhon Phanom district. As of 2006 it has a population of 27,591.

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Located at 17.41 104.78 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Laos–Thailand border crossings, Populated places in Nakhon Phanom Province

Nakhon Phanom University

Nakhon Phanom University was established in 2005 by combining the existing tertiary schools of Nakhon Phanom Province: Nakhon Phanom Rajabhat University, Nakhonphanom Technical College, Nakhonphanom College of Agriculture and Technology, Thatphanom Community Education College, Nawa Community Education College, and Boromarjonani College of Nursing, Nakhon Phanom. The university is multi-campus, with the Office of the President at 103 Moo 3 Chayangkol Road, Tambol Khamtao, A.

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Located at 17.41 104.77 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: 2005 establishments in Thailand, Buildings and structures in Nakhon Phanom Province, Educational institutions established in 2005, Universities in Thailand

Third Thai–Lao Friendship Bridge

The Third Thai–Lao Friendship Bridge over the Mekong is a bridge that connects Nakhon Phanom Province in Thailand with Thakhek, Khammouane in Laos. The bridge's foundation stone was laid on March 6, 2009, and it opened for traffic on November 11, 2011. The bridge is 1423 metres long and 13 metres wide.

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Located at 17.49 104.73 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: Bridges completed in 2011, Bridges in Laos, Bridges in Thailand, Bridges over the Mekong River, International bridges, Laos–Thailand border crossings

Nakhon Phanom Royal Thai Navy Base

Nakhon Phanom Royal Thai Navy Base (NKP), formerly Nakhon Phanom Royal Thai Air Force Base, is a Royal Thai Navy facility used for riverine patrols along the Mekong River. It is located approximately 365 miles (584 kilometers) northeast of Bangkok, 9 miles west of Nakhon Phanom city in Nakhon Phanom Province in the Northeastern Region of Thailand, and 75 miles from Hanoi Vietnam. The Mekong River makes up NKP's border against Laos. The airfield at NKP is jointly used as a civilian airport.

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Located at 17.38 104.64 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Nakhon Phanom Province, Closed facilities of the United States Air Force, Closed military facilities of the United States in Thailand, Isan, Mekong River, Royal Thai Air Force, Royal Thai Air Force bases, United States military bases of the Vietnam War

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Thakhek