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Municipality and town
Ondjiva is located in Angola
Location in Angola
Coordinates: 17°04′S 15°44′E / 17.067°S 15.733°E / -17.067; 15.733
Country  Angola
Province Cunene Province
Elevation 1,098 m (3,602 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 19,602
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)
Climate Cwa

Ondjiva (pre-1975: Pereira d'Eça) is a town located in southern Angola. It is the administrative capital of Cunene Province.


Ondjiva is not currently served by rail, but in 2008 a railway connection between Angola and Namibia would pass through this town.[1] The Town is located 42 km from the Namibia border. Beginning May 15, 2012, Air Namibia plans to begin service three times a week between Windhoek and Ondjiva airport.

Annual Trade Fair[edit]

Ondjiva holds annual 15 day trade fair in July. During this time exhibition are organized so that companies in a specific industry can showcase and demonstrate their latest products, service.

Mrs Maria Joau, Director of Ondjiva Trade Fair.

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Coordinates: 17°04′S 15°44′E / 17.067°S 15.733°E / -17.067; 15.733