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Capital: Ban Houayxay
Area: 6,196 kmē
Inhabitants: 149,700 (2004 est)
Pop. density: 24 inh./kmē
ISO 3166-2: LA-BK
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Lao ບໍ່ແກ້ວ) is a northern province of Laos. The literal translation of Bokeo is "gem mine". The province is rich in deposits of precious and semiprecious stones.


The province was created in 1983, when it was split off from Louang Namtha.



Laos
Provinces: Attapu - Bokeo - Bolikhamxai - Champasak - Houaphan - Khammouan - Louang Namtha - Louangphabang _ Oudomxai - Phongsali - Salavan - Savannakhet _ Vientiane - Xaignabouli - Xekong - Xiangkhoang
Special Zone: Xaisomboun
Municipality: Vientiane edit  (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Template:Laos_provinces&action=edit)



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Montagnard Asylum-Seekers (690 words)
Over the weekend, provincial and Bokeo district officials said they had yet to be notified of the new curbs on reporters working in Ratanakkiri, where 198 Montagnard asylum-seekers emerged from their jungle hiding places last month under the protection of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees.
Bokeo District Police Chief Moeung Khem, who was summoned to the police checkpoint by radio when the journalists were stopped on Saturday, said reporters would be allowed access only if they were accompanied by the UNHCR.
A journalist who opted to proceed on foot the last few kilometers to Bokeo town, to seek further clarification from the Bokeo district governor and other authorities regarding the travel ban, was not stopped by officers at the checkpoint who radioed for furthers instructions and were told to allow him pass but to follow him.
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