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Uatchipala Destination Guide

Touring Uatchipala in Angola

Uatchipala in the region of Cunene is located in Angola - some 583 mi or ( 938 km ) South of Luanda , the country's capital city .

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Time in Uatchipala is now 11:02 PM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Luanda " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Ondjiva, Olutchanja, Namibe, Menongue, and Lubango. Being here already, consider visiting Ondjiva . Check out our recomendations for Uatchipala ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Calueque

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -17.27 14.55 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Angola–South Africa relations, Dams in Angola, Populated places in Cunene Province, Portugal–South Africa relations

Naulila

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.

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Located at -17.20 14.68 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: History of Angola, History of Namibia, Populated places in Cunene Province