Ganda, Angola

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Municipality and town
Ganda is located in Angola
Location in Angola
Coordinates: 13°01′S 14°38′E / 13.017°S 14.633°E / -13.017; 14.633
Country  Angola
Province Benguela Province
 • Total 1,860 sq mi (4,817 km2)
Population (2014)
 • Total 302,913
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)
Climate Aw

Ganda is a town and municipality in Benguela Province in Angola.[1]

It lies on the central line of Angolan Railways where there is a junction.

During the colonial period, the town was called Vila Mariano Machado having been promoted to such category on June 24, 1969.[2]


  1. ^ "City councils of Angola". Statoids. Retrieved April 7, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Benguela: Município da Ganda assinala 45 anos de existência" (in Portuguese). 24 Jun 2014. Retrieved 22 Mar 2016.