About 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 bread basket for the Việt Minh. The city was formally called Thaeng