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Encyclopedia > Saysomboun
Capital: Ban Mouang Cha
Area: 7,105 kmē
Inhabitants: 70,600 (2004 est)
Pop. density: 10 inh./kmē
ISO 3166-2: LA-XN
Geocode: 1800
Map of Laos highlighting the province

Xaisomboun (also Saysomboun, Lao ໄຊສົມບູນ) is a special zone (khetphiset) of Laos, located in the north of the country, near the capital Vientiane. The special zone was created 1994 with area split off from the provinces Vientiane, and Xiangkhoang.

Administrative divisions

  1. Xaisomboun
  2. Thathon
  3. Hom
  1. Longsan
  2. Phun

Provinces of 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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Provinces that are most prominent in reports of attacks are Xieng Khouang; Luang Prabang; Houaphan; Sayaboury; Saysomboun Special Zone and north of Vang Vieng in Vientiane Province (not to be confused with the separate municipality of Vientiane).
Due to the risk of violence, U.S. citizens in Laos should avoid travel to Saysomboun Special Zone and Xieng Khouang Province (except for Phonsavan town and the Districts of Muang Kham and Muang Nong Haet, which have not reported any security incidents).
Savannakhet, Xieng Khouang, Saravane, Khammouane, Sekong, Champassak, Houaphan, Attapeu, and Luang Prabang Provinces and Saysomboun Special Zone are severely contaminated by unexploded bombs.
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