Located: about 230 kilometers north of the Vientiane Capital (Central Provinces)
Total area: 8,300 square kilometers
5 Districts: Anouvong, Long Cheng, Tha Thom, Long San & Hom
Capital of the province: Anouvong.
Xaysomboun Province was established on 13 December, 2013 as is the 18th Province of Laos. It is located in the central part of Laos, bordering Xieng Khouang Province to the north and the east, Bolikhamxay Province to the south and Vientiane Province to the west. The Province consists of 5 districts which include Anouvong, Long Cheng, Long San, Hom and Tha Thom District. The total population is around 80,000 with Hmong the majority of its people. This province does not share any borders with neighboring countries.
Xaysomboun Province has abundant natural resources scattered in high mountains and steep valleys. Due to this contour, the climate in Xaysomboun is pretty cool with the annual average temperature of approximately 20˚C. Furthermore, this province has rich culture and tradition coupled with generous hospitality of local people.