Huíla Province

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Huíla
Province
Serra da Leba, a mountain range in Huíla Province
Serra da Leba, a mountain range in Huíla Province
Map of Huíla Province in Angola
Map of Huíla Province in Angola
Country  Angola
Capital Lubango
Government
 • Governor João Marcelino Tyipinge
Area
 • Total 79,022 km2 (30,511 sq mi)
Population (2013)[1]
 • Total 2,609,486
 • Density 33/km2 (86/sq mi)
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)
Area code(s) 035
ISO 3166 code AO-HUI
Website www.huila.gov.ao

Huíla is a province of Angola. It has an area of 75,002 square kilometres (28,958 sq mi) and a population of approximately 2,609,486.[1]

Overview[edit]

Lubango is the capital of the province. The winding road known as Leba Hill, as well as Bicauri National Park are in Huíla Province.

Municipalities[edit]

Huíla Province is divided into fourteen municipalities (municípios). The province additionally has 39 towns (comunes).

Name of town or city Area Pop. 2011 Population density
Cacula 3,449 square kilometres (1,332 sq mi) 77,716 23
Caluquembe 3,075 square kilometres (1,187 sq mi) 239,036 78
Chibia 5,180 square kilometres (2,000 sq mi) 206,506 40
Chicomba 4,203 square kilometres (1,623 sq mi) 110,291 26
Chipindo 3,898 square kilometres (1,505 sq mi) 71,000 18
Chiange(Gambos) 8,150 square kilometres (3,150 sq mi) 151,375 19
Humpata 1,261 square kilometres (487 sq mi) 100,819 80
Jamba 11,110 square kilometres (4,290 sq mi) 126,799 11
Kuvango 9,680 square kilometres (3,740 sq mi) 93,272 10
Lubango 3,140 square kilometres (1,210 sq mi) 1,414,115 450
Matala 9,065 square kilometres (3,500 sq mi) 222,880 25
Quilengues 4,464 square kilometres (1,724 sq mi) 123,005 28
Quipungo 7,633 square kilometres (2,947 sq mi) 221,502 29[1][2]


Geography[edit]

Huíla Province is traversed by the northwesterly line of equal longitude and latitude. The province is bordered on the west by the provinces of Namibe and Benguela, to the north by Bié and Cuando Cubango, and to the south by the province of Cunene.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Provincia da Huíla" (in Portuguese). República de Angola, Ministério da Administração de Território. Retrieved 2 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Perfil da Província" (in Portuguese). Governo Provincial da Huila. Retrieved 27 November 2013. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 14°15′S 14°50′E / 14.250°S 14.833°E / -14.250; 14.833