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Olutchanja Destination Guide

Delve into Olutchanja in Angola!

Olutchanja in the region of Cunene is located in Angola - some 590 mi (or 949 km) South of Luanda, the country's capital.

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Current time in Olutchanja is now 10:40 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Luanda" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Uncuancua, Uatchipala, Ondjiva, Namibe, Menongue or Eenhana. While being here, make sure to check out Olutchanja, Naulila and Calueque as well. We also found some pictures.

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Interesting facts about this location


Naulila is a town in Cunene Province in southern Angola, located on the Cunene River which separates Angola and Namibia. Naulila was the scene of fighting between Portuguese Angola and German South West Africa during the early stages of World War I. On October 19, 1914, a German military column crossed the border and entered Angola without authorization from the Portuguese authorities. The column was intercepted by Portuguese forces and conducted to Fort Naulila.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -17.27, 14.63 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:History of Angola, History of Namibia, Populated places in Cunene Province


Calueque is a village next to a dam and pumping station of the same name on the Kunene River in the Kunene Province of southern Angola. The water project is linked to Ruacana, 20 km away in Namibia, where an underground hydro-electric power station was built. This dam is one of the last landmarks along the Kunene River, prior to the Kunene becoming a border feature between Angola and Namibia.

More reading: Calueque homepage
Located at -17.27, 14.63 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Angola–South Africa relations, Dams in Angola, Populated places in Cunene Province, Portugal–South Africa relations

Olushandja Dam

Olushandja Dam is a dam on the Kunene River outside of Oshakati, Oshana Region, Namibia. It's lake has a maximum capacity of 42.331 Mm, and stores water from the Calueque Dam in nearby Angola.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -17.27, 14.63 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:1990 in Namibia, Buildings and structures in Oshana Region, Dams completed in 1990, Dams in Namibia, Oshakati