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Chinguar Destination Guide

Discover Chinguar in Angola

Chinguar in the region of Lunda Sul is a town located in Angola - some 494 mi or ( 795 km ) East of Luanda , the country's capital .

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Local time in Chinguar is now 05:35 PM (Saturday) . 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: Saurimo, Muandonji, Lucapa, Mbuji-Mayi, and Kananga. When in this area, you might want to check out Saurimo . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Chinguar ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Catoca Airport

Catoca Airport is an airport in the Lunda Sul province in Angola. It serves the Catoca diamond mine. According to aerial photographs, the airport appears to have an unpaved runway that is approximately 2,700 metres long. The runway had recently been asphalted by Fidens under contract to the Catoca Mine. The usable runway had been shortened slightly and now (Since July 2010) receives twice weekly flights from Luanda by TAAG Angolan Airlines on a Monday and a Friday.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -9.43 20.31 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Airports in Angola, Lunda Sul Province

Mining industry of Angola

Mining in Angola is an activity with great economic potential since the country has one of the largest and most diversified mining resources of Africa. Angola is the third largest producer of diamonds in Africa and has only explored 40% of the diamond-rich territory within the country, but has had difficulty in attracting foreign investment because of corruption, human rights violations, and diamond smuggling.

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Located at -9.40 20.30 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Economy of Angola, Mining in Angola

United Kingdom of Lunda Tchokwe

The Lunda Tchokwe Territory is an unrecognized state in south-west Africa. Its borders were defined with the Treaty of the 25 May 1891, rectified on the 24 March 1894 and confirmed with the exchange of signatures on the 1 August 1894. The United Kingdom of Lunda Tchokwe is located in the Austral Equatorial Africa. The United Kingdom of Lunda Tchokwe is recognized by the Federation of Free States of Africa.

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Located at -9.40 20.30 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Borders, Governments in exile, International disputes, Political geography, Secession in Angola, Territories, Unrecognized or largely unrecognized states

Saurimo

Saurimo is the capital of the Lunda Sul province of Angola, Saurimo has a population of approximately 200,000. The population has increased due to migrants fleeing areas affected by the civil war.

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Located at -9.65 20.40 (Lat./Long.); Less than 23 km away
Tags: Populated places in Lunda Sul Province, Provincial capitals in Angola