🇱🇦 Attapeu (ອັດຕະປື), also written as Attopu or Attapu, is the capital of Attapeu Province, Laos. Its official name is Muang Samakhi Xay. It is the southernmost of provincial capitals in Laos. Most of the inhabitants are Lao Loum. The temple of Wat Luang Muang Mai in the town centre was built in 1939 and is notable for original naga barge boards. A monument dedicated to Kaysone Phomvihane was erected near the temple.
Attapeu has a population of over 19,200 people.