Barra do Dande

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Barra do Dande
commune and town
Road through Barra do Dande
Road through Barra do Dande
Barra do Dande is located in Angola
Barra do Dande
Barra do Dande
Location in Angola
Coordinates: 8°28′22″S 13°22′23″E / 8.47278°S 13.37306°E / -8.47278; 13.37306Coordinates: 8°28′22″S 13°22′23″E / 8.47278°S 13.37306°E / -8.47278; 13.37306
Country  Angola
Province Bengo
Municipality Dande
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)
Climate BSh
Ponta do Dande Lighthouse
Street in Barra do Dande, Angola.jpg
Barra do Dande is located in Angola
Barra do Dande
Angola
Location Ponta do Dande
Barra do Dande
Angola
Coordinates 8°28′09″S 13°20′50″E / 8.469028°S 13.347222°E / -8.469028; 13.347222
Year first constructed 1968[1]
Construction masonry tower
Tower shape square prism tower with balcony and lantern
Markings / pattern white and red horizontal band tower
Height 20 metres (66 ft)[1]
Focal height 63 metres (207 ft)[2]
Range 16 nautical miles (30 km; 18 mi)[2]
Characteristic Fl (3) W 10s. [2]
Admiralty number D5080[2]
NGA number 25572[2]
ARLHS number ANO-017[1]
Angola number PT-5193[1]
Managing agent Instituto Marítimo e Portuário de Angola

Barra do Dande is a town and commune in the municipality of Dande, province of Bengo, Angola.

It is located at the mouth of the Dande River.[3]

The government plans to build a deep-water port at Barra do Dande.[4][5] This new port is about 30 km north of Luanda.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Angola". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 11 May 2017. 
  2. ^ a b c d e List of Lights, Pub. 113: The West Coasts of Europe and Africa, the Mediterranean Sea, Black Sea and Azovskoye More (Sea of Azov) (PDF). List of Lights. United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. 2016. 
  3. ^ "City councils of Angola". Statoids. Retrieved April 6, 2009. 
  4. ^ "Futuro porto da Barra do Dande será um dos maiores de África" [Future port of Barra do Dande will be one of the largest in Africa] (in Portuguese). Angop. 26 November 2011. Retrieved 27 March 2012.  Article on the presentation at Expotrans by the general director of the Instituto Marítimo e Portuário de Angola, Victor Carvalho
  5. ^ Railway stations in Angola