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Lobito info

Standart time zone:
UTC/GMT +1 hour (Africa/Luanda)

Population:
207,932

Coordinates:
-12.3644, 13.53601

Region:
Benguela

Continent:
Africa

Country name:
Angola

ISO code:
AO, AGO, 024

Fips code:
AO

Phone code:
244

Country area:
1,246,700 km2

Country population:
13,068,161

Currency:
AOA

Language:
pt

Other information:

Lobito is a town, with a population of 357,950 (2014), and a municipality in Benguela Province in Angola, with a population of 393,079 (2014), located on the Atlantic Coast north of Catumbela Estuary. == History == The city was founded in 1843 and owes its existence to the bay of the same name having been chosen as the sea terminus of the Benguela railway to the far interior, passing through Luau to Katanga in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.The city is located on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. The population of the municipality is 393,079 (2014) in an area of 3,648 km².The municipality consists of the communes Canjala, Egipto Praia and Lobito. === Portuguese rule === Lobito, was built on a sandspit and reclaimed land, with one of Africa's finest natural harbours, protected by a 5 km long sandspit. The old municipality (concelho) was created in 1843 by the Portuguese administration. Read more in wiki.



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