in Xiangkhouang, Laos

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
19.450 and 103.188 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 19° 27' 0" and E 103° 11' 16"
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: 09:15 AM (Saturday)
Timezone: Asia/Vientiane
UTC/GMT offset: 7 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:30 am and 6:37 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-15.573 and -74.853 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Laos in South-Eastern Asia

Safety Score: 3,6 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Laos.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Laos. Last Update: 2022-05-20 08:14:11

Delve into Phonsavan

Phonsavan in Xiangkhouang is located in Laos about 3,227 mi (or 5,193 km) east of Jamkhaneh, the country's capital town.

Current time in Phonsavan is now 09:15 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Asia / Vientiane with an UTC offset of 7 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Phonsavan. The closest airport in Laos is Xieng Khouang Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 3 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Town of Luang Prabang in a distance of 75 mi (or 121 km), North-West.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Muang Phonsavan, Viengthong, Muang Kasi, Muong Xen and Huameung. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 22°C / 71 °F

Morning Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Evening Temperature 21°C / 70 °F
Night Temperature 20°C / 67 °F
Chance of rainfall 16%
Air Humidity 92%
Air Pressure 1006 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Heavy intensity rain

Sunday, 22nd of May 2022

21°C (70 °F)
19°C (67 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Monday, 23rd of May 2022

21°C (69 °F)
19°C (66 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 24th of May 2022

25°C (76 °F)
19°C (66 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

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Plain Of Jars - Site 2 (EtheriumSky Travel Blog)

Published: March 22, 2015
Length: 24:52 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Etherium Sky

Plain Of Jars - Site 2 from the EtheriumSky Travel Blog Plain of Jars is a mysterious hilly area near the town of Phonsavan in Lao PDR dotted with hundreds of...

Plain of Jars, Phonsavan Jessnel's photos around Phonsavan, Lao Peoples Dem Rep (travel pics)

Published: December 05, 2010
Length: 48:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu

Preview of Jessnel's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: This blog preview was made by TravelPod...

Laos Die Ebene der Tonkrüge

Published: June 01, 2010
Length: 01:06 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Rudolf Hellwig

2011 Indochina Solo Expedition Part #2

Published: January 05, 2012
Length: 53:01 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: David Lee

Solo Ride to Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia and Laos.

라오스생존★ 환전Tip in 씨엥쿠앙★ Survival in Lao-JoyTV

Published: December 01, 2018
Length: 31:58 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: SILTV 라오스생존

씨엥쿠앙의 환전소 구글지도 참조하세요.


Published: January 04, 2019
Length: 54:07 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: lag nyiaj

The Dance of bees...

Published: May 10, 2018
Length: 31:43 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Viren Pawar

Watch the well synchronized dance of bees.

ແຂວງ ຊຽງຂວາງ ເມືອງແປກ ຕິດຕາມແດ່ເດີ

Published: February 03, 2019
Length: 08:13 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: ກວດ ເຄຊີຊີ ດັບເບີ້ນອາຣ໌ ຝາກກົດຕິດຕາມແດ່ເດີ

ຊຽງຂວາງ ແດນງາມ

Published: February 24, 2019
Length: 46:21 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: ກວດ ເຄຊີຊີ ດັບເບີ້ນອາຣ໌ ຝາກກົດຕິດຕາມແດ່ເດີ


La piana delle giare [Laos]

Published: March 31, 2019
Length: 12:11 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Mauro in Asia

Laos, piana delle giare, tra storia antica e contemporanea. I ventidue siti archeologici contenenti giare - che si ritiene fossero contenitori di riso - sono stati ...

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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.

Plain of Jars

The Plain of Jars is a megalithic archaeological landscape in Laos. Scattered in the landscape of the Xieng Khouang plateau, Xieng Khouang, Lao PDR, are thousands of megalithic jars. These stone jars appear in clusters, ranging from a single or a few to several hundred jars at lower foothills surrounding the central plain and upland valleys. The Xieng Khouang Plateau is located at the northern end of the Annamese Cordillera, the principal mountain range of Indochina.

Located at 19.43, 103.153 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Archaeological sites in Laos, Iron Age, Megalithic monuments, Xiangkhouang Province


Phonsavan (population 37,507) is the new capital of Xieng Khouang Province, Laos. The name stands for "hills of paradise". Phonsavan is the provincial capital of Xieng Khouang province. The countryside is soon dominated by green hills and pine forests. Villages consist of colourful wooden houses. Cattle raising is one of the main agricultural activities and Hmong cowboys with brown and violet cowboy hats are a common sight. During Hmong New Year there are even bullfights in the city.

Located at 19.46, 103.18 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Xiangkhouang Province

Xieng Khouang Airport

Xieng Khouang Airport is an airport in Phonsavan, Laos. Its name is derived from the Xiangkhoang Plateau, which gives name to the province on which it is located.

Located at 19.4401, 103.168 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Laos

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Phonsavan, فونساوان, XKH, ポーンサワン郡, ໂພນສະຫວັນ, Пхонсаван, โพนสวรรค์, Phôn Xa Vẳn, 豐沙灣