Attapeu Province - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Attapeu (also Attopu, Lao ອັດຕະປື) is a province of Laos, located in the south-east of the country. To the north it is bounded by Sekong, to the west by Champassak province. To the east, the Annamite Mountain Range separates Attapeu from Vietnam. It borders Cambodia to the south. It has five districts (Samakkixay, Xaysetha, Sanamxay, Sanxay and Phouvong) covering an area of 1,032 square kilometres (398 sq mi) with a population of 114,300 as of 2004. Its capital city lies at Attapeu (Muang Samakkixay).