Latitude and longitude of Battle of Dien Bien Phu

Satellite map of 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. It was, from the French view before the event, a set piece battle to draw out the Vietnamese and destroy them with superior firepower. 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.

Latitude: 21° 23' 7.79" N
Longitude: 103° 00' 33.60" E

Nearest city to this article: Dien Bien Phu

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GPS coordinates of Battle of Dien Bien Phu, Vietnam

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