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Samucanda Destination Guide

Explore Samucanda in Angola.

Samucanda in the region of Cuando Cubango is a town in Angola - some 576 mi (or 927 km) South-East of Luanda, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Samucanda is now 09:59 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Luanda" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Rivambe, Ondjiva, Menongue, Luena, Kuito or Oshakati. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Samucanda and Samiquite. We also found some pictures.

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Interesting facts about this location

Cuito Cuanavale Airport

Cuito Cuanavale Airport is an airport near Cuito Cuanavale, Angola.

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Located at -14.95, 19.03 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 17 mi away.

Battle of Cuito Cuanavale

The Battle of Cuito Cuanavale in 1987/88 was an important episode in the Angolan Civil War (1975 to 2002). Between 9 September and 7 October 1987, the Angolan Army, in an attempt to finally subdue the Angolan insurgent movement UNITA in south-eastern Angola, was decisively repelled in a series of battles at the Lomba River by the South African Army, which had once more intervened on UNITA’s behalf.

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Located at -14.95, 19.03 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 17 mi away.
Tags:1987 in Angola, 1987 in Cuba, 1987 in Namibia, 1987 in South Africa, Battles and operations of the South African Border War, Battles involving Angola, Battles involving Cuba, Conflicts in 1987, History of Angola

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