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Xiangkhouang Province

Xiangkhouang is a province of Laos, located in the Xiangkhouang Plateau, north-east of the country. Originally known as Muang Phouan, the present capital of the province is Phonsavan. The population of the province as of the 2015 census is 244,684.Xiangkhouang Province covers an area of and has largely a mountainous topography. The province borders Luang Prabang Province to the northwest, Houaphan Province to the northeast, Vietnam to the east, Bolikhamsai Province to the southeast, and Vientiane Province to the southwest. Apart from floodplains, the largest area of level land in the country is located in the province's Xiangkhouang Plateau. This area is characterized by rolling hills and grassland whose altitude averages. The country's highest peak, Phou Bia, rises at the southern side of the plateau. Nam Et-Phou Louey is a National Biodiversity Conservation Area in the province which covers a total area of 5,959 km2, and overlaps into Houaphan and Luang Prabang provinces.Xiangkhouang Province is one of the main maize producing areas of Laos. It was heavily bombed during the Vietnam War era. The Plain of Jars site has been proposed for listing as a UNESCO World Heritage Monument.
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