Districts of Laos
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Laos is divided into 16 provinces (Lao: ແຂວງ, khoueng) and 1 prefecture (kampheng nakhon) plus capital city municipality (ນະຄອນຫລວງ, nakhon luang). Furthermore, 1 so-called special administrative zone (ເຂດພິເສດ, khet phiset) existed between 1994 and 2006, when it was re-merged into its surrounding provinces (i.e. Vientiane and Xiangkhoang). Each province is subdivided into districts (Lao: ເມືອງ, mueang) and then subdivided into villages (Lao: ບ້ານ, baan).
- Note — Each district has a code in parentheses displaying the first two digits as the province and the last two as the district representing that province.
- "Old and new geographical delimitations and administrative districts of the new Xaisomboun province after 2014". Official Laos Government Presentation. Retrieved 13 December 2013.