Chiange

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Chiange (Gambos)
Municipality and town
Chiange (Gambos) is located in Angola
Chiange (Gambos)
Chiange (Gambos)
Location in Angola
Coordinates: 15°44′S 13°54′E / 15.733°S 13.900°E / -15.733; 13.900
Country  Angola
Province Huíla Province
Area
 • Total 8,150 km2 (3,150 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 151,375
 • Density 19/km2 (50/sq mi)
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)

Chiange, also known as Gambos, is a town and municipality in Huíla Province in Angola. Chiange covers 8,150 square kilometres (3,150 sq mi) and as of 2011 had a population of 151,375.[1][2]

It is terminus of a branch of the Moçâmedes Railway, which is the southernmost of the three railway networks in Angola, junctioning at Dongo.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Perfil da Província" (in Portuguese). Lubango, Angola?: Portal do Governo Provincial da Huíla. 2011. Retrieved 2013-11-24. 
  2. ^ "City councils of Angola". Statoids. Retrieved April 9, 2009. 

Coordinates: 15°44′00″S 13°54′00″E / 15.73333°S 13.90000°E / -15.73333; 13.90000