in Champasak, Laos
- Pakse International Airport (1 mi)
- Saravane Airport (58 mi)
- Ubon Ratchathani Airport (63 mi)
- Attopeu Airport (71 mi)
- Stung Treng Airport (111 mi)
- Savannakhet Airport (121 mi)
- Ratanakiri Airport (125 mi)
- Roi Et Airport (151 mi)
- Da Nang International Airport (172 mi)
- Angkor International Airport (178 mi)
- Vat Phou and Associated Ancient Settlements within the Champasak Cultural Landscape (Unesco heritage, 19 mi)
- Temple of Preah Vihear (Unesco heritage, 90 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 15.120 and 105.799 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 15° 7' 12" and E 105° 47' 56"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Kip - LAK
- Spoken languages:
- Lao, French, English
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 01:06 PM (Wednesday)
- Timezone: Asia/Vientiane
- UTC/GMT offset: 7 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:46 am and 5:44 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -15.112 and -74.198 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Laos.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Laos. Last Update: 2023-10-03 07:26:43
Pakse in Champasak with it's 88,332 residents is a town located in Laos about 3,536 mi (or 5,691 km) south-east of Jamkhaneh, the country's capital place.
Time in Pakse is now 01:06 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Vientiane with an UTC offset of 7 hours. We know of 10 airports nearby Pakse, of which two are larger airports. The closest airport in Laos is Pakse International Airport in a distance of 1 mi (or 2 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Laos is Vat Phou and Associated Ancient Settlements within the Champasak Cultural Landscape in a distance of 19 mi (or 30 km), South.
Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Phonthong, Khong Chiam, Sirindhorn, Pakxong and Buntharik. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 30°C / 85 °F
|Morning Temperature||24°C / 76 °F|
|Evening Temperature||28°C / 82 °F|
|Night Temperature||25°C / 77 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||26%|
|Air Pressure||1010 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Calm with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 99% of sky|
|General Conditions||Heavy intensity rain|
Thursday, 5th of October 2023
29°C (84 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Friday, 6th of October 2023
30°C (86 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Saturday, 7th of October 2023
26°C (80 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, overcast clouds.
Videos from this area
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Boat Racing Festival at Nong Hoy village in Pakse 02
http://saodarly.com Ban Nong Hoy in Pakse, Laos.
End of Buddhist Lent in Pakse, Laos 10
Giving alms in Pakse, Laos. I'm walking on my knees here so sorry for lots of movement.
Talat Phor Don
http://saodarly.com Views from Talat Otop on the second floor in Pakse, Laos. You can see the hospital to the right.
Talat Dao Heuang New Pakse Market
http://saodarly.com Grocery shopping at Talat Dao Heuang New Parket Market, Laos.
Khao Tom Preparation
Preparing ingredients for wrapping up Khao Tom (steamed sticky rice wrapped in banana leaves) in Pakse, Laos for a Boun. http://saodarly.com.
Blessing Ceremony for Boat Racing Festival 06
Blessing ceremony before heading off to Pakse Boat Racing Festival.
Pickled Fish at Talat Dao Heuang, Pakse, Laos
http://saodarly.com Pickled Fish and Pickled Fish Roe at Talat Dao Heuang New Pakse Market, Laos.
บรรยากาศริมโขง มองเห็นสะพานปากเซ Maekhong river view near Pakse Lao
บรรยากาศน่าประทับใจบริเวณร้านอาหารริมแม่น้ำโขง เมืองปากเซ สาธารณรัฐ...
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
The Mekong is a trans-boundary river in Southeast Asia. It is the world's 12th-longest river and the 7th-longest in Asia. Its estimated length is 4,350 km, and it drains an area of 795,000 km, discharging 475 km of water annually. From the Tibetan Plateau this river runs through China's Yunnan province, Burma (Myanmar), Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam.
Pakse or Pakxe is the capital and most populous city in the southern province of Champasak, making it the third most populous city in Laos. It has a population of about 87,000, situated at the confluence of the Xe Don and Mekong Rivers. It also served as the capital of the Kingdom of Champasak until it was unified with the rest of Laos in 1946.
Pakse International Airport
Pakse International Airport is one of the few international airports in Laos. Pakse is the former southern capital city of the Champasak Kingdom.
Champasak Palace, in Pakse, Laos, was a former residence of the Prince of Champasak, Chao Boun Oum. It was built for Prince Boun Oum, as a residence, but he had to abandon it in 1974, before it was finished as the Royal Lao government was overthrown by the communist Pathet Lao. After the revolution, the building was completed and served as a venue for the Communist party congresses and accommodation for visiting dignitaries.
The Champasak Stadium or Champassack Stadium is a newly built football stadium in Pakse, Laos. It is the home of Champasak FC and it is located just north of the Daoruang Market. It has blue and green tribunes and a proper running track around the field. The stadium is sometimes used for ceremonies and concerts. in 2010, when it had a seating capacity of 5,000, it was expanded. The stadium now holds up to 11,000 people.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Pakse.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Paksé, Pakxé, باكسي, Паксе, Pakxe, Pakse, پاکسه, PKZ, パークセー郡, პაქსე, 팍세, ປາກເຊ, ເມືອງປາກເຊ, Paksė, ปากเซ, پاکسے, 巴色