|Municipality and town|
Main street in Uíge
|Elevation||858 m (2,815 ft)|
|Time zone||WAT (UTC+1)|
During Portuguese occupation it was a major center for coffee production in the 1950s. The city was the nerve center of rebel activity against Portuguese occupation. Consequently, the city faced frequent guerrilla war between Portuguese forces and the National Front for the Liberation of Angola (Frente Nacional de Libertação de Angola; FNLA). It had the worst known ever outbreak of the Marburg virus in 2005.
As of 2010 it had a population of 119,815.
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