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Cuanza Norte Province
The Cuanza Norte Province ("North Cuanza River, Cuanza"; Umbundu: Konano Kwanza Volupale) is Provinces of Angola, province of Angola. N'dalatando is the capital and the province has an area of 24,110 km² and a population of 443,386. Manuel Pedro Pacavira was born here and is a former provincial governor. The 1,400 meter long Capanda Dam is located in this province. Cuanza Norte lies on the northern bank of the Cuanza River. It had been a territory of Ngola Kingdom. In 1914, Norton de Matos created District of Cuanza which was divided into Cuanza Norte and Cuanza Sul Provinces in 1917. It was badly affected during the Angolan Civil War. It has many mines left over from the Civil War and contracts to clear them were given to several organisations. During the civil war, the insurgents made the province part of the central zone. On 5 April 2001, UNITA, National Union for the Total Independence of Angola members attacked Samba Caju and killed 120 FAA members. The province's milit ...
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Provinces Of Angola
Angola is divided into eighteen provinces, known in Portuguese language, Portuguese as ''provĂ­ncias'': 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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