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Vientiane, Laos
17.966667 102.600000

Population: 783,000

Seeking New Sister Cities

Vientiane, Laos seeks new relationships in the following regions:

North America

Areas of interest for new exchanges:

  • Virtual cultural exchanges, festivals, and activities
  • Youth/Student exchange programs
  • Humanitarian projects
  • Economic partnerships/Business development/Trade delegations

Vientiane is the capital and largest city of the Lao People's Democratic Republic. Vientiane serves as the economic force for the country with rapidly growing economic sector since the opening of the country's stock exchange in 2011. The capital city is home to more than 780,000 residents and is interested in developing its first U.S. sister city partnership.

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