Caluquembe

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Caluquembe
Municipality and town
Caluquembe is located in Angola
Caluquembe
Caluquembe
Location in Angola
Coordinates: 13°47′S 14°41′E / 13.783°S 14.683°E / -13.783; 14.683Coordinates: 13°47′S 14°41′E / 13.783°S 14.683°E / -13.783; 14.683
Country  Angola
Province Huila Province
Population (2006)
 • Total 246,229
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)

Caluquembe (Kalukembe) is a town and municipality in Huíla Province, Angola. It is also the site of two missionary efforts; one, Roman Catholic and the other, Evangelical Protestant. At the Protestant mission there were for the majority of the past century a Bible school and a hospital run by the Swiss Alliance Missionaire Evangelique.

Climate[edit]

Caluquembe has a subtropical highland climate (Köppen: Cwb).

Climate data for Caluquembe
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Daily mean °C (°F) 18.4
(65.1)
18.4
(65.1)
18.8
(65.8)
18.7
(65.7)
16.6
(61.9)
14.7
(58.5)
14.7
(58.5)
16.7
(62.1)
18.9
(66)
19.8
(67.6)
19.3
(66.7)
18.6
(65.5)
17.8
(64.04)
Precipitation mm (inches) 159
(6.26)
156
(6.14)
283
(11.14)
130
(5.12)
7
(0.28)
0
(0)
0
(0)
1
(0.04)
8
(0.31)
106
(4.17)
164
(6.46)
182
(7.17)
1,196
(47.09)
Source: Climate-Data.org[1]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Climate: Caluquembe". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 14 April 2014. 

Didier Péclard, "Ethos missionnaire et esprit du capitalisme. La Mission Philafricaine en Angola, 1897-1907", _ Le Fait Missionnaire _ (Lausanne), no.1, Mai 1995, 97p.