Place:Dien Bien Phu, Dien Bien, Vietnam

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NameDien Bien Phu
Alt namesĐiện Biên Phủsource: Wikipedia
TypeCity
Located inDien Bien, Vietnam


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Điện Biên, sometimes called Dienbien Phu ( / means Dienbien Prefecture), is a city in the northwestern region of 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 formerly called Thaeng.

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