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|Admin. division||Luang Namtha Province|
|Time zone||ICT (UTC+7)|
Luang Namtha is the largest settlement in northwest Laos, north of Luang Prabang. It is a popular tourist destination, and a base for treks, biking to the surrounding hilltribe villages. The Luang Namtha Museum is in the town.
The province includes five districts:
In the rainy season, Luang Namtha can be reached by boat from the Mekong River. It is connected by Highway 3 to both the Thai border at Huay Xai/Chiang Khong (197 km (122 mi)) and the Chinese border at Boten/Mengla (60 km (37 mi)). Luang Namtha is also served by Luangnamtha Airport, 6 km (3.7 mi) south of the city.
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- Luang Namtha travel guide from Wikivoyage
- Biodiversity Profile for Luang Namtha Province, 2003
- Ethnic diversity in Luang Namtha - Laos
- Facebook photo gallery
Media related to Louang Namtha at Wikimedia Commons