Landana

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This article is about the municipality. For the genus, see Dolichognatha.

Landana (Lândana,[1] Concelho de Cacongo,[2] Malemba,[3] or Molembo[4]) is a municipality in Cabinda Province, Angola. Its principal town is Cacongo. Landana lies on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean, adjacent to Landana Bay.

History[edit]

Main article: Kakongo

At the time of the arrival of the Portuguese in the 15th Century it was populated by the Kongo people and was the major portion of the Kingdom of Kakongo.[5]

Notes[edit]

Coordinates: 5°13′24″S 12°08′38″E / 5.22343°S 12.1439°E / -5.22343; 12.1439