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Special Zone of Xaisomboun

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Area  7,105 km²
Geocode  1800
Special Zone of Xaisomboun

Xaisomboun (also Saysomboun, Lao ໄຊສົມບູນ) was 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. It was dissolved on January 13, 2006.

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Administrative divisions

The province was originally made up of the following districts:

  1. Hom (18-03)
  2. Longsane (18-04)
  3. Phun (18-05)
  4. Thathom (18-02)
  5. Xaysomboun (18-01)

History

  • September 23, 2004 - The districts Hom and Longsane were merged. The new district, still named Hom, was reassigned to Vientiane Province.
  • June 27, 2005 - The districts Phun and Xaysomboun were merged, with the new district still named Xaysomboun.
  • January 13, 2006 - Xaysomboun District was reassigned to Vientiane Province, while Thathome District went to Xiangkhoang Province. Therefore, the special area of Xaysomboun was dissolved.
  • References

    Special Zone of Xaisomboun Wikipedia


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