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Cuito Cuanavale Destination Guide

Touring Cuito Cuanavale in Angola

Cuito Cuanavale in the region of Cuando Cubango is a city located in Angola - some 594 mi or ( 956 km ) South-East of Luanda , the country's capital city .

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Time in Cuito Cuanavale is now 02:29 AM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Luanda " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Mongu, Ondjiva, Menongue, Macora, and Lunoca. Being here already, consider visiting Mongu . Check out our recommendations for Cuito Cuanavale ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

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 -15.16 19.17 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km 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

Cuito Cuanavale Airport

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

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Located at -15.16 19.16 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away