Population of Cities in Laos (2018)

0
Over 1 Million
1
100,000 to 1 Million
16
10,000 to 100,000

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

Vientiane became the capital of Laos in 1563.

196,731

Pakse

Pakse was founded by the French as an administrative outpost in 1905.

88,332

Thakhek

The city of Thakhek has many French colonial style official buildings, villas and shops.

85,000

Savannakhet

Savannakhet is the birthplace of Kaysone Phomvihane, the first leader of Laos from independence in 1975 to 1992.

66,553

Name 2018 Population
Vientiane196,731
Pakse88,332
Thakhek85,000
Savannakhet66,553
Luang Prabang47,378
Xam Nua38,992
Muang Phonsavan37,507
Muang Xay25,000
Vangviang25,000
Muang Pakxan21,967
Ban Houakhoua15,500
Muang Khong15,000
Phongsali13,500
Sainyabuli13,500
Champasak12,994
Ban Houayxay12,500
Muang Phon-Hong10,112
Salavan5,521
Lamam4,463
Attapeu4,297
Luang Namtha3,225