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Huambo info

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

Population:
226,145

Coordinates:
-12.77611, 15.73917

Region:
Huambo

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:

Huambo, formerly Nova Lisboa (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 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. 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. Read more in wiki.



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