Quiçama (red) in Bengo province (yellow)
|• Total||12,046 km2 (4,651 sq mi)|
|• Estimate (2006)||29,905|
|• Density||2.5/km2 (6/sq mi)|
|Time zone||WAT (UTC+1)|
Quiçama (Portuguese spelling), Kissama or Kisama (Bantu spelling) is one of the seven municípios (city council or municipality) that make up the province of Luanda, as per the new administrative division of the province (the others being, Luanda, Belas, Cazenga, Cacuaco, Viana and Icolo e Bengo). It covers an area of 12,046 square kilometres (4,651 sq mi) and its estimated population as of 2006 is 29,905 inhabitants. The municipal seat is the village of Muxima.
Quiçama is bordered to the north by the municipalities of Viana and Icolo e Bengo, to the east by the municipalities of Cambambe, Libolo and Quibala, to the south by the municipalities of Quilenda and Porto Amboim, and to the west by the Atlantic Ocean.
The municipality of Quiçama is made up of four comunas (communes), as follows:
- "Reference Center: Provinces". Angolan Embassy in the United States. Archived from the original on 11 Feb 2006.
- "City councils of Angola". Statoids. Retrieved 6 Apr 2009.
- Angola Statistics: Bengo. GeoHive. Source: Instituto Nacional de Estatística, Angola. Instituto Nacional de Segurança Social, Angola.
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