Benguela Province

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Benguela
Province
Benguela, province of Angola
Benguela, province of Angola
Country Angola
Capital Benguela
Area
 • Total 39,827 km2 (15,377 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 2,110,135
 • Density 53/km2 (140/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code AO-BGU
Website www.benguela.gov.ao

Benguela is a province of Angola. Its capital is Benguela and it has an area of 31,788 km² and a population of approximately 600,000. According to 1988 US government statistics, the population had 297,700 urban inhabitants and 308,800 rural inhabitants, with an estimated total provincial population of 606,500.[1] Municipalities in the province include Lobito, Bocoio, Balombo, Ganda, Cubal, Caimbambo, Baia-Farta and Chongorói.

The current governor of Benguela is Isaac dos Anjos.

Geography[edit]

Benguela Province is traversed by the northwesterly line of equal latitude and longitude.

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Coordinates: 12°40′S 14°1′E / 12.667°S 14.017°E / -12.667; 14.017