Talk:Vientiane

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This article is in need of an infobox!

Template:Name = Vientiane

I found Template:Infobox City, but we don't have all that info yet. Mark1 04:20, 8 August 2005 (UTC)

Userbox[edit]

I have now created a Userbox for Wikipedians living in Vientiane. Add this template to your userpage:

{{User Vientiane}}

The Userbox will automatically add your name to Category:Wikipedians in Vientiane and create a box that looks like the one below. Cheers. APB-CMX 04:16, 21 September 2006 (UTC)

Bartlett - Pha That Luang - Vientiane.jpg This user lives in Vientiane

Merge[edit]

I propose to merge Sri Sattanak here. Chris 17:33, 24 June 2007 (UTC)

Contradiction in population figures[edit]

First paragraph shows metro area population smaller than city proper. Iamvered (talk) 02:39, 9 January 2012 (UTC)

First one was probably for Vientiane Capital, and the other for the province of Vientiane, which is to the north. The Lao National Tourism Administration pegs the population at around 600,000 [1], whereas the US department of state puts it at around 850,000[2]. DigitalC (talk) 21:17, 2 February 2012 (UTC)

Contradiction in mentioning Udon Thani[edit]

The History section says that "Thattaradtha founded a city called Maha Thani Si Phan Phao on the western banks of the Mekong River; this city was said to have later become today's Udon Thani, Thailand." However, Udon Thani is rather distant from the (current) course of the Mekong. Instead, Nong Khai (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nong_Khai) is a much more likely candidate. However, the right thing to do would be to track down the source (if any) and find out what really "was said". — Preceding unsigned comment added by Esb (talkcontribs) 00:39, 4 September 2015 (UTC)

Duplicate content in this article and Vientiane Prefecture[edit]

There is content in Vientiane Prefecture which I believe rightly belongs under Vientiane city. Particularly the History and Landmarks sections of Vientiane Prefecture. Users are likely to visit the Vientiane city article first and may not necessarily visit the Vientiane Prefecture article.

For History, all but the last paragraph of History in Vientiane Prefecture would rightly belong in the Vientiane city article. Or better still, a History of Vientiane subarticle might need to be created. This could then be linked from both main articles to avoid version differences which have now arisen in the texts.

And for Landmarks, this info in Vientiane Prefecture is something a user would expect to find under Vientiane city. But some landmarks do pertain to the prefecture e.g. Buddha park. Again a subarticle is likely the best course.

(This issue also added to Vientiane Prefecture talk page) Declangi (talk) 03:47, 20 February 2013 (UTC)

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MAJOR ERROR ON BRATISLAVA PAGE[edit]

Hey guys just wondering, on the old bratislava page, they say they're the only capital on the border of two states, isnt this one one too? — Preceding unsigned comment added by 210.55.212.231 (talk) 13:10, 15 February 2014 (UTC)

This one borders just one state, Thailand. Bratislava borders both Austria and Hungary. Mattximus (talk) 03:19, 2 November 2014 (UTC)

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The last sentence of the second paragraph is incomplete. I can guess what is supposed to be there, but I don't want to add information based on a guess. Owney2011 (talk) 20:39, 1 October 2016 (UTC)