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Carumbona Destination Guide

Explore Carumbona in Angola

Carumbona in the region of Cunene is a town in Angola - some 576 mi or ( 926 km ) South of Luanda , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Carumbona

Current time in Carumbona is now 06:26 PM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Luanda " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Ondjiva, Namibe, Menongue, Lubango, and Cano. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Ondjiva . Where to go and what to see in Carumbona ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Operation Klipklop

Operation Klipklop occurred during the South African Border War between the Republic of South Africa and SWAPO. The operation began at first light on the 30 July 1980 when South African forces attacked SWAPO facilities in Angola. The objective was a PLAN logistics base at the town of Chitado, 5 km from the Namibian border and 35 km east of Ruacana, with the aim of disrupting motar attacks on the Ruacana hydro-electric scheme.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -17.32 13.92 (Lat./Long.); Less than 23 km away
Tags: 1980 in Namibia, 1980 in South Africa, Battles and operations of the South African Border War

Operation Boswilger

Operation Boswilger occurred during the Bush War between the Republic of South Africa and SWAPO. PLAN insurgents entered South West Africa damaging a bridge between Epali and Ondangwa, sabotaging telephone poles, mortaring the Eenhana base and a bomb was detonated at the Ongwediva Teachers Training College.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -17.32 13.92 (Lat./Long.); Less than 23 km away
Tags: 1980 in Namibia, 1980 in South Africa, Battles and operations of the South African Border War