Delve into Calueque in Angola
Calueque in the region of Cunene is located in Angola - some 589 mi or ( 948 km ) South of Luanda , the country's capital .
Local time in Calueque is now 09:40 PM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Luanda " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Uatchipala, Ondjiva, Naulila, Namibe, and Menongue. While being here, you might want to check out Uatchipala . Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Calueque ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
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Interesting facts about this location
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.
Located at -17.27 14.55 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
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.
Located at -17.20 14.68 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
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.
Located at -17.43 14.65 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
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