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Vientiane (Laos)


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  • Variants

    • Viangchan (Laos)
    • Vientiane, Laos
    • Vientane (Laos)
    • Wei-t'ien (Laos)
    • Vieṅ Čan (Laos)
    • Vieṅg-Čăn (Laos)
    • Wīangčhan (Laos)
    • Viang chan (Laos)
    • Vyentyan (Laos)
    • Wiangcan (Laos)
    • Горад В'енцьян (Laos)
    • Horad V'entsʹi︠a︡n (Laos)
    • В'енцьян (Laos)
    • V'entsʹi︠a︡n (Laos)
    • Виентян (Laos)
    • Vienti︠a︡n (Laos)
    • Вьентьян (Laos)
    • Βιεντιάν (Laos)
    • Vjentiano (Laos)
    • Wiën Tsjan (Laos)
    • Vyantyàn (Laos)
    • Vjenčana (Laos)
    • Vientianas (Laos)
    • Виентијан (Laos)
    • Vientijan (Laos)
    • Vianchan (Laos)
    • ヴィエンチャン (Laos)
    • Vienchan (Laos)
    • Viengchan (Laos)
    • Ventyan (Laos)
    • Wientian (Laos)
    • Вијентијан (Laos)
    • Vijentijan (Laos)
    • Вентян (Laos)
    • В'єнтьян (Laos)
    • Wyéntyan (Laos)
    • Fanhyiengh (Laos)
    • V'jent'jan (Laos)
    • Viêng Chăn (Laos)
    • Viengtjan (Laos)
    • 万象 (Laos)
    • Wanxiang (Laos)
    • Wan Xiang (Laos)
    • 永珍 (Laos)
    • Yongzhen (Laos)
    • Nakhon Viangchan (Laos)
    • Vien Chang (Laos)
    • Vieng-Cæn (Laos)
  • Additional Information

    • Descriptor

        Cities and towns
    • Descriptor

        Capitals (Cities)
    • Associated Locale

        Laos
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              • Earlier Established Forms

                • Viangchan (Laos)
                • Vientiane, Laos
              • Sources

                • found: BGN 12/2/81(Viangchan, PPL, 17 58ʹN, 102 36ʹE; variants: Vientiane, Vientane, Wei-t'ien, Vieṅ Čan, Vieṅg-Čăn)
                • found: Phra Phōthiwongsčhān (ʻUan). Thamnīap samanasak khō̜ng Chāomư̄ang ... 1928:t.p. (Wīangčhan)
                • found: GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009(ppl; 17°58ʹ00ʺN 102°36ʹ00ʺE;)
                • found: The world factbook, via WWW, September 9, 2015(under Laos: capital: Vientiane (Viangchan); geographic coordinates: 17 58 N, 102 36 E)
                • found: Wikipedia, September 9, 2015(Vientiane (Lao: Viang chan [in roman]); capital and largest city of Laos; a common English-based spelling is "Viangchan", or occasionally "Wiangchan"; 17°58ʹN 102°36ʹE) Azerbaijani page (Vyentyan [in roman]) Banjar page (Wiangcan) Belarusian page (Горад В'енцьян = Horad V'entsʹi︠a︡n; В'енцьян = V'entsʹi︠a︡n) Bulgarian page (Виентян = Vienti︠a︡n) Chuvash page (Вьентьян = Vʹentʹi︠a︡n) Greek page (Βιεντιάν = Vientian) Spanish page (Vientián) Esperanto page (Vjentiano) Western Frisian page (Wiën Tsjan) Haitian page (Vyantyàn) Latvian page (Vjenčana) Lithuanian page (Vientianas) Macedonian page (Виентијан = Vientijan) Nāhuatl page (Vianchan) Japanese page (ヴィエンチャン = Vienchan) Occitan page (Viengchan) Uzbek page (Ventyan [in roman]) Polish page (Wientian) Serbian page (Вијентијан = Vijentijan) Tajik page (Вентян = Venti︠a︡n) Ukrainian page (В'єнтьян = V'i︠e︡ntʹi︠a︡n) Uyghur page (Wyéntyan [in roman]) Zhuang page (Fanhyiengh) Veps page (V'jent'jan) Vietnamese page (Viêng Chăn) Volapük page (Viengtjan) Wu Chinese page (万象 = Wanxiang) Chinese page (永珍 = Yongzhen)
                • found: GEOnet names server, September 9, 2015(Vientiane (conventional); Viangchan (approved); variants: Nakhon Viangchan; Vien Can; Vien Chang; Vieng-Cæn; Vieng-Chan; Vientane; Wei-t'ien; Wiang Chan; capital of a political entity, Laos, Viangchan (prefecture), 17°58ʹ00ʺN, 102°36ʹ00ʺE (17.966667, 102.6))
                • found: GEOnet names server, August 11, 2021(Vientiane (conventional); Viangchan (approved); variants: Nakhon Viangchan; Vien Can; Vien Chang; Vieng-Cæn; Vieng-Chan; Vientane; Wei-t'ien; Wiang Chan; capital of an independent state, Laos, first-order administrative division: Viangchan (prefecture); 17°58ʹ00ʺN, 102°36ʹ00ʺE (17.966667, 102.6))
                • found: Britannica online, August 11, 2021(Vientiane, national capital, Laos; Vientiane, also spelled Viangchan, largest city and capital of Laos, situated on a plain just northeast of the Mekong River) - https://www.britannica.com/place/Vientiane
              • Editorial Notes

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              • Change Notes

                • 1982-05-07: new
                • 2021-08-12: revised
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