Lai Châu
in Tỉnh Lai Châu, Vietnam

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
22.070 and 103.156 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 22° 4' 12" and E 103° 9' 22"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dong - VND
Spoken languages:
Vietnamese, English, French, Chinese, Central Khmer
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 05:29 PM (Friday)
Timezone: Asia/Ho_Chi_Minh
UTC/GMT offset: 7 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:33 am and 6:08 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-23.380 and -70.582 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Las Cruces
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Current travel safety evaluation for Vietnam in South-Eastern Asia

Safety Score: 2,7 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Vietnam.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Vietnam. Last Update: 2024-02-23 07:29:28

Delve into Lai Châu

Lai Châu in Tỉnh Lai Châu is located in Vietnam about 187 mi (or 301 km) west of Hanoi, the country's capital town.

Current time in Lai Châu is now 05:29 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named Asia / Ho Chi Minh with an UTC offset of 7 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Lai Châu. The closest airport in Vietnam is Dien Bien Phu Airport in a distance of 47 mi (or 76 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. The closest heritage site is Cultural Landscape of Honghe Hani Rice Terraces in China at a distance of 75 mi (or 120 km).

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Thi Tran Tua Chua, Thi Tran Sin Ho, Muong Cha, Lai Chau and Thi Tran Muong Te. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 24°C / 76 °F

Morning Temperature 13°C / 55 °F
Evening Temperature 16°C / 61 °F
Night Temperature 13°C / 55 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 36%
Air Pressure 1013 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 39% of sky
General Conditions Scattered clouds

Saturday, 24th of February 2024

19°C (67 °F)
12°C (53 °F)
Broken clouds, light breeze.

Sunday, 25th of February 2024

19°C (67 °F)
12°C (54 °F)
Broken clouds, light breeze.

Monday, 26th of February 2024

20°C (69 °F)
12°C (54 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Huyện MườngChà ĐiệnBiên p.1/2: Mường Tùng, Huổi Lèng. 11-2012

Published: February 27, 2014
Length: 24:15 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: ngọc xuân

Đây là video đầu của bộ video "Các xã huyện Mường Chà Điện Biên". Hành trinh bắt đầu từ TX Mường Lay về đến huyện Điện Biên trên QL12. Ảnh được...


Published: October 18, 2018
Length: 20:59 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: xuan giap Tran

Đặt giải nhất, chúc mừng chị e.

Gái vùng cao

Published: April 09, 2019
Length: 59:43 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Dân miền núi


Thành phố mới Lai Châu ban đêm từ trên cầu kính

Published: June 17, 2019
Length: 56:21 min
Rating: 0 of 5

Các bạn cùng theo dõi thành phố mới Lai Châu ban đêm từ trên quán cafe Tam Đường tea tại thành phố Lai Châu; đặc biệt trên quán này còn có 1 đoạn cầu...

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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.

Lai Châu

Lai Châu is the capital town of Lai Chau province in the Northwest region of Vietnam.

Located at 22.0667, 103.167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Provincial capitals in Vietnam, Districts of Lai Chau Province, Populated places in Lai Chau Province, District capitals in Vietnam

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Muong Lai, Lai Chou, Lai Chow, Lai Châu, Лайтяу