Dien Bien Phu
in Tỉnh Ðiện Biên, Vietnam
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 21.386 and 103.023 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 21° 23' 9" and E 103° 1' 22"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Dong - VND
- Spoken languages:
- Vietnamese, English, French, Chinese, Central Khmer
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 08:46 AM (Monday)
- Timezone: Asia/Ho_Chi_Minh
- UTC/GMT offset: 7 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:26 am and 6:43 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -16.229 and -73.695 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- La Punta
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 3,3 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Vietnam.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Vietnam. Last Update: 2020-05-24 07:22:04
Delve into Dien Bien Phu
Dien Bien Phu in Tỉnh Ðiện Biên with it's 40,282 habitants is a city located in Vietnam about 183 mi (or 295 km) west of Hanoi, the country's capital town.
Current time in Dien Bien Phu is now 08:46 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named Asia / Ho Chi Minh with an UTC offset of 7 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Dien Bien Phu. The closest airport in Vietnam is Dien Bien Phu Airport in a distance of 1 mi (or 2 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Town of Luang Prabang in Laos at a distance of 118 mi (or 190 km).
Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Thi Tran GJien Bien, Dien Bien Dong, Muong Ang, Ban Namnga and Muong Cha. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 34°C / 93 °F
|Morning Temperature||26°C / 78 °F|
|Evening Temperature||28°C / 82 °F|
|Night Temperature||25°C / 76 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1006 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from South-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Broken clouds, covering 65% of sky|
|General Conditions||Broken clouds|
Tuesday, 26th of May 2020
32°C (90 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, calm, scattered clouds.
Wednesday, 27th of May 2020
33°C (91 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, few clouds.
Thursday, 28th of May 2020
32°C (90 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, broken clouds.
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
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.
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.
Dien Bien Phu Airport
Dien Bien Phu Airport (Vietnamese: Sân bay Điện Biên Phủ) is located at Dien Bien Phu 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.
Him Lam is a ward (phường) of Điên Biên Phủ in Điên Biên Province of northwestern Vietnam.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Dien Bien Phu.
- Thi Tran GJien Bien
- Dien Bien Dong
- Muong Ang
- Ban Namnga
- Muong Cha
- Thi Tran Tuan Giao
- Thi Tran Tua Chua
- Thi Tran Thuan Chau
- Muong Chien
- Song Ma
- Son La
- Muong Nhe
- Thi Tran Sin Ho
- It Ong
- Thi Tran Muong Te
- Than Uyen
- Ban Pakla
- Hat Lot
- Lai Chau
- Tam Duong
- Mu Cang Chai
- Phong Tho
- Muang Xay
- Yen Chau
- Thi Tran Tram Tau
- Xam Nua
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Диенбиенфу, Dien Bien Phu, Điện Biên Phủ, دین بین فو, Diên Biên Phu, Ðiện Biên Phủ, Thièn-piên-fú, DIN, ディエンビエンフー, 디엔비엔푸, ດຽນບຽນຟູ, Dienbjenfu, دیئن بیئن پھو, Дьенбьенфу, Дијен Бијен Фу, เดียนเบียนฟู, Дьєнбєнфу, دیئن بیئن فو, 奠邊府