Population of Cities in Laos (2018)
Laos has 0 cities with more than a million people, 1 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 16 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Laos is Vientiane, with a population of 196,731 people.
Vientiane became the capital of Laos in 1563.
Pakse was founded by the French as an administrative outpost in 1905.
The city of Thakhek has many French colonial style official buildings, villas and shops.
Savannakhet is the birthplace of Kaysone Phomvihane, the first leader of Laos from independence in 1975 to 1992.