Bailundo

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Bailundo
Municipality and town
Bailundo is located in Angola
Bailundo
Bailundo
Location in Angola
Coordinates: 12°11′45″S 15°51′20″E / 12.19583°S 15.85556°E / -12.19583; 15.85556
Country Flag of Angola.svg Angola
Admin. division Huambo Province
Area
 • Total 2,728 sq mi (7,065 km2)
Population (2006)
 • Total 55,993
 • Density 21/sq mi (7.9/km2)

Coordinates: 12°11′45″S 15°51′20″E / 12.19583°S 15.85556°E / -12.19583; 15.85556

Bailundo (also Bailunda; pre-1975: Teixeira da Silva) is a municipality and town in Huambo Province in the central highlands of Angola.

In the 1990s, Bailundo was the location of the headquarters of UNITA leader Jonas Savimbi.[1]

The King of Bailundo, Ekuikui IV, died on January 13, 2012.[2]

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