Cacuaco is one of the seven municipalities that make up the province of Luanda, as per the new administrative division of the province (the others being, Luanda, Belas, Cazenga, Viana, Icolo e Bengo and Quiçama). It is a suburb of the capital, Luanda. It has a population of 600,000.
The Municipality of Cacuaco is made up of three communes, namely:
It is served by a station on a branch line of the northern line of the national railway system.
The landing station for the Sat3 fibre optic sea cable is located here, operated by Angola Telecom.
Coordinates: 08°46′37″S 13°22′18″E / 8.77694°S 13.37167°E