Anouvong district

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Anouvong district ອະນຸວົງ
District
Location of Anouvong district in LaosLocation of Anouvong district in Laos
Coordinates: 18°54′21″N 103°05′31″E / 18.9057°N 103.092°E / 18.9057; 103.092
CountryLaos
Established13 December 2013
Population (2015)
 • Total23,700
Time zoneUTC+7 (ICT)

Anouvong is the capital of Xaisomboun province.

History

Anouvong was named after King Anouvong when Xaisomboun Province was established as the 18th province of Laos on 13 December 2013.

In 2021, Xaisomboun province officials announced the development of Phou Bia Mountain as a "sustainable development tourism site", valued at some US$500 million. The development will center on Phou Houa Xang Village, in Anouvong District, under a 99 year concession.

Climate

Climate data for Xaisomboun (1990–2019)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Mean daily maximum °C (°F) 23.3
(73.9)
25.5
(77.9)
27.1
(80.8)
28.0
(82.4)
27.1
(80.8)
26.3
(79.3)
25.4
(77.7)
25.7
(78.3)
26.2
(79.2)
25.9
(78.6)
25.3
(77.5)
23.4
(74.1)
25.8
(78.4)
Mean daily minimum °C (°F) 8.2
(46.8)
10.0
(50.0)
13.2
(55.8)
16.2
(61.2)
18.1
(64.6)
19.1
(66.4)
18.9
(66.0)
18.6
(65.5)
17.8
(64.0)
15.9
(60.6)
12.7
(54.9)
9.7
(49.5)
14.9
(58.8)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 37
(1.5)
13
(0.5)
56
(2.2)
158
(6.2)
257
(10.1)
433
(17.0)
611
(24.1)
508
(20.0)
255
(10.0)
132
(5.2)
46
(1.8)
22
(0.9)
2,528
(99.5)
Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

References

  1. ^ "Results of Population and Housing Census 2015" (PDF). Lao Statistics Bureau. Retrieved 19 February 2024.
  2. ^ Thanabouasy, Phayboune (22 January 2021). "Unrest in Xaysomboun Province Now Resolved". The Laotian Times. Retrieved 25 January 2021.
  3. ^ "Climatology and agroclimatology atlas of the Lao People's Democratic Republic" (PDF). Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Archived from the original (PDF) on 17 March 2024. Retrieved 17 March 2024.