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Chitado Destination Guide

Discover Chitado in Angola

Chitado in the region of Cunene is a town located in Angola - some 588 mi or ( 946 km ) South of Luanda , the country's capital .

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Local time in Chitado is now 11:15 PM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Luanda " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Ongato, Ondjiva, Namibe, Menongue, and Lubango. When in this area, you might want to check out Ongato . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Chitado ? 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 1 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 1 km away
Tags: 1980 in Namibia, 1980 in South Africa, Battles and operations of the South African Border War

Kuroka

Kuroka or Curoca is a municipality and the town is named Onkokwa in Kunene Province in Angola. It was (formerly?) called Vila de Aviz.

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Located at -17.25 14.02 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: Municipalities of Angola, Populated places in Cunene Province