Thành phố Bến Tre
|Bến Tre City|
|• City (Class-2)||71.11 km2 (27.46 sq mi)|
|• City (Class-2)||257,350|
|• Density||3,261.2/km2 (8,446/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+7 (Indochina Time)|
Bến Tre ( [ˀɓən˦ˀ˥ ʈɛ˧˥]
Bến Tre is located on Bảo Island, with the districts of Châu Thành, Giồng Trôm and Ba Tri. The city is oriented in a triangular layout and is bordered by the following districts:
The city of Bến Tre has 8 wards: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, An Hội, Phú Khương and Phú Tân, and 6 communes: Bình Phú, Mỹ Thạnh An, Nhơn Thạnh, Phú Hưng, Phú Nhuận and Sơn Đông.
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The French occupied Bến Tre in 1867. The Vietminh (Vietnam revolutionary force) defeated the French at Dien Bien Phu and gained independence under the guidance of Ho Chi Minh and his generals.
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