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Vientiane, Vientiane municipality
latitude: 17.964, longitude: 102.613
Browse Vientiane map 17° 57′ 50″ N, 102° 36′ 47″ E
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Vientiane is a city in Vientiane municipality at latitude 17° 57′ 50″ North, longitude 102° 36′ 47″ East.

Status in Vientiane

Colour and symbol legend

The status of each map region is indicated by a symbol, which describes the type of feature, and a colour, which indicates the completeness of that feature in a map region.

Meaning of symbols

  • State Car.svg - Roads for car traffic are present. One way streets and pedestrian streets are present. This means that the map can be used for car navigation - Key: c
  • State Labelled.svg - Street names are labelled. This means that the map can be used to find an address - Key: l
  • State Housenumbers.svg - All housenumbers are present - Key: h
  • State Bike.svg - All cycleways, and field and forest roads suitable for bicycles are present - Key: b
  • State Foot.svg - All footways are present - Key: fo
  • State Wheelchair.svg - All wheelchair access is present - Key: d
  • State Transport.svg - All public transports are present (including name of the bus stop/station names) - Key: tr
    • State Stop.svg - All stop/station/harbour names are present - Key: ha
    • State Bus.svg - All bus lines are present (including name of the bus stop names) - Key: bu
    • State Trolleybus.svg - All trolley/guided bus lines are present (including name of the station names) - Key: ty
    • State Tram.svg - All tram lines are present (including name of the tram station names) - Key: tm
    • State U-Bahn.svg - All U-Bahn (subway in Germany) lines are present (including name of the station names) - Key: u
    • State S-Bahn.svg - All S-Bahn (regional commuter train in Germany) lines are present (including name of the station names) - Key: s
    • State Train.svg - All fast railway lines transports are present (including name of the train station names) - Key: tm
    • State Steamtrain.svg - All steam railway lines transports are present (including name of the train station names) - Key: st
    • State Ship.svg - All ship lines are present (including name of the harbour station names) - Key: sh
  • State Public.svg - All public institutions are present (Churches, sports facilities, venues, schools, hospitals, city hall) - Key: p
    • State emergency.svg - All emergency services (hospitals...) are present - Key: em
  • State Fuel.svg - All petrol stations are present - Key: fu
  • State Restaurant.svg - All restaurants and hotels are present - Key: r
  • State Tourist.svg - All tourist attractions are present - Key: t
  • State Nature.svg - All natural resources are mapped (e.g Water, Lakes and Woodland) - Key: n

Meaning of colours

Background colour Meaning Use for navigation To do value
State .svg The map needs checking, status unknown Availability unknown Please check (None)
State 0.svg The map contains no or little data Not to be used Please complete 0
State 1.svg The map contains partial data Limited usability Please complete 1
State 2.svg The map is largely complete (please describe missing data) Use with restrictions Please complete (missing data, streets etc.) 2
State 3.svg The map is complete (in the opinion of a mapper) Suitable for use Please check and correct any errors 3
State 4.svg The map is complete (verified by 2 mappers) ; please indicate Date when checked) Suitable for use Please update as needed 4
State X.svg This attribute does not exist in the mapped area (e.g. no petrol stations) Suitable for use Please update as needed X
The English translation is Editable here.
Municipality District Some Villages Status Remarks mapped/checked by
Vientiane Sikhottabong West Car (0/4) Labelled (0/4) Bike (0/4) Foot (0/4) Transport (0/4) Public (0/4) Fuel (0/4) Restaurant (0/4) Tourist (0/4) Nature (0/4) 
Vientiane Sikhottabong East Sithane-Nua, Airport
Vientiane Chantabouri South Vatchan, Haysok, Sihom, Saylom, Sibounhouang Car (3/4) Labelled (2/4) Bike (X/4) Restaurant (2/4) 
Vientiane Chantabouri North Dondeng, Nongtha-Tai, Hongxeng
Vientiane Xaysettha West Nongbone, Thatluang-Nua, Phonpanao, Fay
Vientiane Xaysettha East Nonsavang, Xok-Noy, Haikham
Vientiane Sisattanak North Phiavat, Si Meuang, Thatkao, Sokpalouang, Vatnak Car (3/4) Labelled (2/4) Bike (X/4) Foot (X/4) Transport (0/4) Public (2/4) Fuel (2/4) Restaurant (2/4) Tourist (1/4) Nature (2/4) 
Vientiane Sisattanak South Vatsop, Phoxai

Bilingual Map

Using the name tagging system proposed on WikiProject_Laos#Names it is possible to render bilingual maps.

Vientiane downtown rendered in Lao language:
Vientiane downtown in Lao

Vientiane downtown rendered in English:
Vientiane downtown in English




  • 24 Oct, 2009. Initial meeting on OpenStreetMap
  • 25 Oct, 2009. Initial mini mapping party

Initial meeting vientiane.JPG

  • 31 Oct, 2009. Mapping party
    • Some mapping around Dongpaina and Lao-Thai Road
  • 28 Nov, 2009. Mapping session
    • Some editing around Mekong riverbank and T4 road
  • 8 Nov, 2010. OSM introduction
    • User:Webrian introduces OpenStreetMap to the Laozaa IT and Laoubuntu community at the Ubuntu 10.04 release party and Laozaa birthday

Osm laozaa 20100508.jpg