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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 its 40,282 inhabitants is a place in Vietnam - some 184 mi or ( 295 km ) West of Hanoi , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Dien Bien Phu

Time in Dien Bien Phu is now 04:21 AM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Ho Chi Minh " with a 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, and Muong Phan. Since you are here already, consider visiting Lampang . We saw some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Dien Bien Phu ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Vietnam (9): Markets, a wedding celebration, a pottery

6:29 min by Marcel naam
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Vietnam with its nice markets, a wedding celebration and a pottery near the Halong Bay ..

Campagne de Dien Bien Phu à vélo

11:54 min by CYCLOPELERIN
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Grâce à la FFCT (Fédération Française de Cyclo-Tourisme), j'ai réalisé en novembre 2010, un superbe circuit à vélo de 1200 km, de Hanoï à Vientiane. Voici la rando faite lors de notre (journée de repo ..


Journey to Dien Bien Phu from SaPa Kateandlindsay's photos around Dien Bien Phu, Vietnam

2:38 min by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu
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Preview of Kateandlindsay's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor™ TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about the ..

Lai Chau to Dien Bien Phu Prilae's photos around Dien Bien Phu, Vietnam (battle lai chau)

1:53 min by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW4
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Interesting facts about this location

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./Long.); Less than 0 km 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./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Valleys of Vietnam

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.

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Located at 21.39 103.02 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km 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 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 21.40 103.01 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
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Him Lam

Him Lam is a ward (phường) of Điên Biên Phủ in Điên Biên Province of northwestern Vietnam.

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Located at 21.40 103.03 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Communes of Dien Bien Province, Dien Bien Phu, Populated places in Dien Bien Province

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Dien Bien Phu