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Iona Destination Guide

Delve into Iona in Angola

Iona in the region of Namibe is located in Angola - some 559 mi or ( 899 km ) South of Luanda , the country's capital .

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Local time in Iona is now 05:09 PM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Luanda " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Ondjiva, Namibe, Lubango, Oshakati, and Eenhana. While being here, you might want to check out Ondjiva . Are you curious about the possible sightseeing spots and facts in Iona ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Operation Super

Operation Super was a military confrontation during the South African Border War and Angolan Civil War in March 1982 to prevent SWAPO guerrillas infiltrating into South West Africa through the Kaokoveld from a location near the abandoned Portuguese town of Iona in the Angolan province of Namibe.

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Located at -16.94 12.61 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: 1982 in Angola, 1982 in Namibia, 1982 in South Africa, Battles and operations of the South African Border War, Conflicts in 1982