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Huambo, formerly Nova Lisboa (English language, English: ''New Lisbon''), is the third largest city in Angola, after the capital city Luanda and Lubango, with a population of 595,304 in the city and a population of 713,134 in the municipality of Huambo (Census 2014). The city is the capital of the province of Huambo Province, Huambo and is located about 220 km E from Benguela and 600 km SE from Luanda. Huambo is a main hub on the ''Caminho de Ferro de Benguela (CFB)'' (the Benguela Railway), which runs from the port of Lobito to the Democratic Republic of the Congo's southernmost province, Katanga Province, Katanga. Huambo is served by the Albano Machado Airport (formerly Nova Lisboa Airport). History Early history Huambo receives its name from Wambu, one of the 14 old Ovimbundu kingdoms of the central Angolan plateau. The Ovimbundu, an ethnic group originally arrived from East Africa, Eastern Africa, had founded their central kingdom of Bailundu as early as the 15t ...
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Huambo, formerly Nova Lisboa (English language, English: ''New Lisbon''), is the third largest city in Angola, after the capital city Luanda and Lubango, with a population of 595,304 in the city and a population of 713,134 in the municipality of Huambo (Census 2014). The city is the capital of the province of Huambo Province, Huambo and is located about 220 km E from Benguela and 600 km SE from Luanda. Huambo is a main hub on the ''Caminho de Ferro de Benguela (CFB)'' (the Benguela Railway), which runs from the port of Lobito to the Democratic Republic of the Congo's southernmost province, Katanga Province, Katanga. Huambo is served by the Albano Machado Airport (formerly Nova Lisboa Airport). History Early history Huambo receives its name from Wambu, one of the 14 old Ovimbundu kingdoms of the central Angolan plateau. The Ovimbundu, an ethnic group originally arrived from East Africa, Eastern Africa, had founded their central kingdom of Bailundu as early as the 15t ...
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