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Dien Bien Phu Destination Guide

Explore Dien Bien Phu in Vietnam.

Dien Bien Phu in the region of Huyện Ðiện Biên with it's 40,282 inhabitants is a place in Vietnam - some 184 mi (or 295 km) West of Hanoi, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Dien Bien Phu is now 01:37 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Ho Chi Minh" with an UTC offset of 7 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Lampang, Tay Trang, Son La, Na Sang, Muong Phan or Kunming. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Pakhom, Muong Theng, Dien Bien Phu, Ban Tau, Ban Peluong and Ban Him Lom. We saw some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.




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Viêt Nam - Dien Bien Phu - A People's W...

09:01 min ( July 12, 2010 by joe101394)
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Battle of Dien Bien Phu is the largest battle in the VietNam War in the first place basin Muong Thanh (now the city of Dien Bien Phu), Lai Chau province (now split into Dien Bien province ) between th...

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02:38 min ( December 12, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
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Interesting facts about this location

Battle of Dien Bien Phu

The Battle of Dien Bien Phu (French: Bataille de Diên Biên Phu; Vietnamese: Chiến dịch Điện Biên Phủ) was the climactic confrontation of the First Indochina War between the French Union's French Far East Expeditionary Corps and Viet Minh communist-nationalist revolutionaries. The battle occurred between March and May 1954 and culminated in a comprehensive French defeat that influenced negotiations over the future of Indochina at Geneva.

More reading: Battle of Dien Bien Phu homepage
Located at 21.38, 103.02 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:1954 in France, 1954 in Vietnam, Battles and operations of the First Indochina War, Battles involving France, Battles involving Vietnam, Battles involving the French Foreign Legion, Battles involving the United States, Conflicts in 1954, Dien Bien Phu, Dien Bien Province, Vietnamese independence movement

Dien Bien Phu

Điện Biên Phủ is a city in northwestern Vietnam. It is the capital of Điện Biên Province. The city is best known for the events which occurred there during the First Indochina War, the Battle of Điện Biên Phủ, during which the region was a breadbasket for the Việt Minh. The city was formally called Thaeng.

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Located at 21.38, 103.02 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Cities in Vietnam, Dien Bien Phu, District capitals in Vietnam, Districts of Dien Bien Province, Populated places in Dien Bien Province, Provincial capitals in Vietnam

Muong Thanh Valley

The Mường Thanh Valley is a valley located in the Điện Biên district of Northwestern Vietnam. The valley is approximately 12 miles long by 3 miles wide. A heart-shaped basin, the valley is surrounded by a region filled with jungles, rice paddies, and lakes. Located within the Muong Thanh Valley is the city of Dien Bien Phu. The capital of Dien Bien Province, Dien Bien Phu is famous for being the site of a long battle between French and Vietnamese forces between March and May 1954.

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Located at 21.38, 103.02 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Valleys of Vietnam

Dien Bien Phu Airport

Dien Bien Phu Airport (Vietnamese: Sân bay Điện Biên Phủ) is located at Dien Bien Phu in Vietnam.

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Located at 21.38, 103.02 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
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Sam Mứn

Sam Mứn is a commune (xã) and village of the Dien Bien District of Dien Bien Province, northwestern Vietnam.

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Located at 21.38, 103.02 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Communes of Dien Bien Province, Populated places in Dien Bien Province