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Catequero Destination Guide

Explore Catequero in Angola

Catequero in the region of Cunene is a place in Angola - some 546 mi or ( 878 km ) South of Luanda , the country's capital city .

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Time in Catequero is now 01:52 AM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Luanda " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Ulundo, Techitocota, Techango, Ondjiva, and Namibe. Since you are here already, consider visiting Ulundo . Where to go and what to see in Catequero ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

South African Border War

The South African Border War, commonly referred to as the Angolan Bush War in South Africa, was a conflict that took place from 1966 to 1989 largely in South-West Africa and Angola between South Africa and its allied forces on the one side and the Angolan government, South-West Africa People's Organisation (SWAPO), and their allies on the other. It was closely intertwined with the Angolan Civil War and the Namibian War of Independence.

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Located at -16.74 14.97 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: 20th-century conflicts, Cold War conflicts, Events associated with apartheid, Guerrilla wars, Military history of Angola, Namibia–South Africa relations, South African Border War, Wars involving Angola, Wars involving Namibia, Wars involving Rhodesia, Wars involving South Africa, Wars involving the states and peoples of Africa

Operation Protea

Operation Protea was a military operation during the South African Border War and Angolan Civil War in which South African Defence Forces (SADF) destroyed a number of SWAPO bases in Angola. During the operation, which took place from August 23 to September 4, 1981, up to 5,000 SADF soldiers occupied Cunene province, Angola.

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Located at -16.75 14.97 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: 1981 in Angola, 1981 in Namibia, 1981 in South Africa, Battles and operations of the South African Border War, Conflicts in 1981, History of Angola, History of Namibia

Xangongo Airport

Xangongo Airport is an airport near Xangongo, Angola. It was built by the Cubans in 1988 as a forward airbase during the last campaign against apartheid South Africa in the Angolan Civil War.

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Located at -16.76 14.97 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: Airports in Angola