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Dien Bien

Area: 9,560 sq. km.
Population: 440,800 habitants (2004).
Capital: Dien Bien Phu City.
Administrative divisions:
- Town: Muong Lay
- Districts: Tua Chua, Tuan Giao, Dien Bien Dong, Muong Tra, Muong Nhe, Dien Bien.
Ethnic groups: Viet (Kinh), Thai, Mong, Dao, Giay.

 Dien Bien Province is on the North - West Vietnam. It is next to Lai Chau, Son La provinces, Laos and China. The province has many mountains stretching along north-west and south-east direction. Muong Thanh Valley is largest one of this region. The topography includes forests, high mountains, narrow valleys, small plains, and springs.

Climate: Dien Bien is mountainous tropical area. There are the dry and the rainy seasons. The average temperature is about 210C- 230C.

Transportation
The network of road is convenient include:
- It takes 474km from Hanoi following National Highway No. 6 to Tuan Giao and then the 279 to Dien Bien Phu.
- It is 195km from Dien Bien Phu to Ma Lu Thang border gate (Lai Chau) following National Highway No. 12.- The National Highway No. 279 links Tuan Giao to Tay Trang border gate vise Dien Bien Phu.

Beside that, there is Muong Thanh Airport in Dien Bien Phu, connecting Ha Noi - Dien Bien Phu

 

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