Moxico, province of Angola
|• Total||223,023 km2 (86,110 sq mi)|
|• Density||2.8/km2 (7.2/sq mi)|
|ISO 3166 code||AO-MOX|
Moxico (Portuguese spelling) or Moshiko (Bantu spelling) is the largest province of the African nation of Angola. It has an area of 223,023 km² and a population of approximately 230,000. Luena is the capital of the province.
The Moxico province is known as the place where UNITA rebel leader Jonas Savimbi was killed in 2002, signalling an end to over a quarter-century civil war in Angola. Savimbi's body was buried in the village of Lucusse, about 1,000 kilometres (620 mi) south-east of the capital, Luanda, under a tree near where he was killed.
Moxico is also home to Cameia National Park in the Cameia municipality.
Municipalities of Moxico include:
- Official website of province governor
- Information on this province at the Angolan ministry for territorial administration
- Information on this province at Info Angola
- Angolan embassy in London on Moxico province[dead link]