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Coat of arms of Canchungo
Coat of arms
Canchungo is located in Guinea-Bissau
Location in Guinea-Bissau
Coordinates: 12°4′2″N 16°2′0″W / 12.06722°N 16.03333°W / 12.06722; -16.03333Coordinates: 12°4′2″N 16°2′0″W / 12.06722°N 16.03333°W / 12.06722; -16.03333
Country Flag of Guinea-Bissau.svg Guinea-Bissau
Region Cacheu Region
Population (2008 est.)
 • Total 6,434

Canchungo is a town located in the western Cacheu Region of Guinea-Bissau formerly known as Vila Teixeira Pinto after Major Teixeira Pinto, the colonial officer that pacified the area.

Population 6,434 (2008 est).[1]


  1. ^ World Gazetteer Archived October 5, 2008, at the Wayback Machine., Retrieved on June 16, 2008