Long Tieng

Local nameLong Tieng
LocationXaisomboun Province, Laos

Long Tieng is a Laotian military base located in Xiangkhouang Province. During the Laotian Civil War, it served as a town and airbase operated by the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States. During this time, it was also referred to as Lima Site 98 or Lima Site 20A.

At the height of its significance in the late 1960s, the "secret city" of Long Tieng maintained a population of 40,000 inhabitants, making it the second largest city in Laos at the time, although it never appeared on maps throughout this period.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Long_Tieng

Official Website http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,878776,00.html

Coordinates 19°6'45.21" N 102°54'57.255" E

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