A crowd gathering in the city to see MONUSCO officials
|Country||Democratic Republic of Congo|
Popokabaka lies on the right bank of the river Kwango River. Francis Dhanis, an agent of the Congo Free State, established a station here around 1890. The territory of Popokabaka borders with Angola in the southwest. For a long time Popokabaka was the commercial center for trade with Portuguese traders who were selling essential items and buying local products. The military post at Popokabaka was used to control the flow of rubber into Portuguese Congo.
- Beatrix Heintze (2008). Angola on the move: transport routes, communications and history. Verlag Otto Lembeck. pp. 94–95. ISBN 3-87476-553-9.
- "Diocese of Popokabaka". Catholic Hierarchy. Retrieved 2011-11-03.
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