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Provinces Of Angola
Angola is divided into eighteen provinces, known in Portuguese language, Portuguese as ''províncias'': See also *List of provinces of Angola by Human Development Index *Municipalities of Angola * Communes of Angola * ISO 3166-2:AO, the ISO codes for Angola. References Bibliography * {{Authority control Provinces of Angola, Subdivisions of Angola Lists of administrative divisions, Angola, Provinces Administrative divisions in Africa, Angola 1 First-level administrative divisions by country, Provinces, Angola Angola geography-related lists ...
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Angola
, national_anthem = "Angola Avante "Angola Avante" (, ) is the national anthem A national anthem is a song that officially symbolizes a country A country is a distinct territory, territorial body or political entity. It is often referred to as the land of an individual's b ..."() , image_map = , map_caption = , capital = Luanda Luanda () is the Capital (political), capital and largest city in Angola. It is Angola's primary port, and its major Angola#Economy, industrial, Angola#Culture, cultural and Angola#Demographics, urban centre. Located on Angola's northern Atla ... , religion = , religion_year = 2015 , religion_ref = , coordinates = , largest_city = capital , official_languages = Portuguese Portuguese may refer to: * anything of, from, or related to the country and nation of Portugal ** Portuguese cuisine, traditional foods ** Portuguese language, a Romance language *** Portuguese dialects, varian ...
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Angola - Cuanza Norte
, national_anthem = "Angola Avante"() , image_map = , map_caption = , capital = Luanda , religion = , religion_year = 2015 , religion_ref = , coordinates = , largest_city = capital , official_languages = Portuguese language, Portuguese , languages2_type = National languages , languages2 = , ethnic_groups = 37% Ovimbundu25% Ambundu13% Kongo people, Bakongo21% Other African2% Mestiço (mixed European and African)1% Overseas Chinese, Chinese1% White Africans of European ancestry, European , ethnic_groups_year = 2000 , demonym = , government_type = Unitary state, Unitary Dominant-party system, dominant-party Presidential system, presidential Republic, constitutional republic , leader_title1 = President of Angola, President , leader_name1 = João Lourenço , leader_title2 = Vice President of Angola, Vice President , leader_name2 = Bornito de Sousa , legislature = National Assembly (Angola), National Assembly , ...
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Huíla Province
Huíla is a Provinces of Angola, province of Angola. It has an area of and a population of 2,497,422 (2014 census). Lubango is the capital of the province. Basket-making is a significant industry in the province; many make baskets out of reeds. History From the Portuguese Colonial War (1961–1975) to Angola's independence, and the Angolan Civil War, subsequent civil war in Angola (1975-2002) Huíla was directly affected only during relatively short periods of time. Cassinga was abandoned by its European supervisors, and the mine fell into neglect during the ensuing Angolan Civil War. The following year it was occupied by the People's Liberation Army of Namibia (PLAN), military wing of the South West African People's Organization. PLAN subsequently adopted Cassinga as a staging point for insurgent raids on South-West Africa, about 250 kilometres to the south. Their bases soon became a sanctuary for local refugees during the Namibian War of Independence. In 1978, PLAN's presence i ...
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Angola - Huila
, national_anthem = "Angola Avante"() , image_map = , map_caption = , capital = Luanda , religion = , religion_year = 2015 , religion_ref = , coordinates = , largest_city = capital , official_languages = Portuguese language, Portuguese , languages2_type = National languages , languages2 = , ethnic_groups = 37% Ovimbundu25% Ambundu13% Kongo people, Bakongo21% Other African2% Mestiço (mixed European and African)1% Overseas Chinese, Chinese1% White Africans of European ancestry, European , ethnic_groups_year = 2000 , demonym = , government_type = Unitary state, Unitary Dominant-party system, dominant-party Presidential system, presidential Republic, constitutional republic , leader_title1 = President of Angola, President , leader_name1 = João Lourenço , leader_title2 = Vice President of Angola, Vice President , leader_name2 = Bornito de Sousa , legislature = National Assembly (Angola), National Assembly , ...
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Huambo
Huambo, formerly Nova Lisboa (English English usually refers to: * English language English is a West Germanic languages, West Germanic language first spoken in History of Anglo-Saxon England, early medieval England, which has eventually become the World language, leading lan ...: ''New Lisbon Lisbon (; pt, Lisboa ) is the capital and the largest city of Portugal, with an estimated population of 544,851 within its administrative limits in an area of 100.05 km2. Grande Lisboa, Lisbon's urban area extends beyond the city's admin ...''), is the third largest city in Angola , national_anthem = "Angola Avante "Angola Avante" (, ) is the national anthem A national anthem is a song that officially symbolizes a country A country is a distinct territory, territorial body or political entity. It is often r ..., after the capital city Luanda Luanda () is the capital Capital most commonly refers to: * Capital letter Letter case (or jus ...
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Huambo Province
Huambo is a province A province is almost always an administrative division Administrative division, administrative unitArticle 3(1). , country subdivision, administrative region, subnational entity, first-level subdivision, as well as many similar terms, are g ... of Angola , national_anthem = "Angola Avante "Angola Avante" (, ) is the national anthem A national anthem is a song that officially symbolizes a country A country is a distinct territory, territorial body or political entity. It is often r .... With an area of 34,270 km2, it is one of the geographically smaller provinces, situated in the Central Region approximately 450 km south east of the capital, Luanda. The province had a population of 2,019,555 according to the 2014 census, of which 48% are in urban areas. Terrain and climate The foundation of the Central Plateau is a vast slab of primeval crystalline rock that frequently outcrops in the form of isolated rocks or massive peak ...
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Angola - Huambo
, national_anthem = "Angola Avante"() , image_map = , map_caption = , capital = Luanda , religion = , religion_year = 2015 , religion_ref = , coordinates = , largest_city = capital , official_languages = Portuguese language, Portuguese , languages2_type = National languages , languages2 = , ethnic_groups = 37% Ovimbundu25% Ambundu13% Kongo people, Bakongo21% Other African2% Mestiço (mixed European and African)1% Overseas Chinese, Chinese1% White Africans of European ancestry, European , ethnic_groups_year = 2000 , demonym = , government_type = Unitary state, Unitary Dominant-party system, dominant-party Presidential system, presidential Republic, constitutional republic , leader_title1 = President of Angola, President , leader_name1 = João Lourenço , leader_title2 = Vice President of Angola, Vice President , leader_name2 = Bornito de Sousa , legislature = National Assembly (Angola), National Assembly , ...
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Ondjiva
Ondjiva, formerly Vila Pereira d'Eça, is a town, with a population of 121,537 (2014), and a Communes of Angola, commune in the municipality of Cuanhama, province of Cunene Province, Cunene, Angola. It is also the administrative capital of Cunene Province and is located at the extreme south of the country. The city is located from the border with Namibia. It was traditionally the seat of the Owambo people, Ovambo king of the Oukwanyama tribe. Ondjiva was greatly affected by the Angolan Civil War (1975-2002). History Mission station The Ondjiva mission station was established first in 1891 by Friedrich Meisenholl and August Wulfhorst of the Rhenish Mission Society, and with the help of Friedrich Bernsmann and with the permission of King Weyulu Hedimbi. They thought that Ondjiva would have been in the territory of German South West Africa, which later turned out not to be the case. The following year they established the mission station of Omupanda. Meisenholl stayed in Ondjiva f ...
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Cunene Province
Cunene is a Provinces of Angola, province of Angola. It has an area of 87,342 km² and a population of 990,087 in 2014. Overview Ondjiva is the capital of the province; it was previously known as Vila Pereira d’Eça. Ondjiva is the only city in this province. The distance from Ondjiva to Luanda is 1424 km and to Lubango is 415 km. The Cunene River gave its name to the province. Cunene lies north of the Cunene River, which forms the border between Angola and Namibia. Cunene is traversed by the northwesterly line of equal latitude and longitude. During World War I the region was the scene of fighting in 1914–15. The German campaign in Angola resulted in Germany's temporary occupation of the area. The inhabitants of the Province are overwhelmingly Ovambo people, Ovambo pastoralists. Since the 1960s, they have been under pressure first from white settlers, and after independence from high-ranking military officers and politicians, who acquired large extensions ...
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Angola - Cunene
, national_anthem = "Angola Avante"() , image_map = , map_caption = , capital = Luanda , religion = , religion_year = 2015 , religion_ref = , coordinates = , largest_city = capital , official_languages = Portuguese language, Portuguese , languages2_type = National languages , languages2 = , ethnic_groups = 37% Ovimbundu25% Ambundu13% Kongo people, Bakongo21% Other African2% Mestiço (mixed European and African)1% Overseas Chinese, Chinese1% White Africans of European ancestry, European , ethnic_groups_year = 2000 , demonym = , government_type = Unitary state, Unitary Dominant-party system, dominant-party Presidential system, presidential Republic, constitutional republic , leader_title1 = President of Angola, President , leader_name1 = João Lourenço , leader_title2 = Vice President of Angola, Vice President , leader_name2 = Bornito de Sousa , legislature = National Assembly (Angola), National Assembly , ...
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Sumbe
Sumbe, formerly Novo Redondo, is a city located in west central Angola. It is the administrative capital of Cuanza Sul Province. In 2014 its population was 279,968. Climate The city has a dry tropical climate. The hottest temperatures are from January to April, and the coldest months are July and August. Transportation Air transportation is serviced by Angola Air Services, SAL, and Inter Transit. See also *List of lighthouses in Angola References

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Cuanza Sul Province
Cuanza Sul Province ("South Cuanza River, Cuanza"; Umbundu: Kwanza Kombuelo Volupale) is a Provinces of Angola, province of Angola. It has an area of and a population of 1,881,873. Sumbe is the capital of the province. Don founded the province in 1769 as Novo Redondo. History The province was badly affected during the Angolan Civil War (1975–2002). A large number of civilians were killed in the clashes between UNITA, National Union for the Total Independence of Angola (UNITA) and Angolan Armed Forces (FAA). Coffee plantations and fields were destroyed. Frequent attacks forced people to leave their municipalities. UNITA had opened its central front in the province. Around 116,000 displaced people were living in camps. The majority of them were from the rural areas and the densely populated plateau regions. On 17 December 2000, the UNITA combatants killed 31 FAA soldiers and looted vehicles, arms and about 20,000 litres of diesel in Quibala. In April 2001 they attacked FAA ...
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