Place:Cabinda, Cabinda, Angola

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NameCabinda
TypeCity
Coordinates5.567°S 12.2°E
Located inCabinda, Angola
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Cabinda (local name: Tchiowa) is a city that located in the Cabinda Province, an exclave of Angola. Angolan sovereignty over Cabinda is disputed by the secessionist Republic of Cabinda. The municipality of Cabinda contained 357,576 inhabitants in 2008.

The city was originally founded by the Portuguese as a harbour territory for the purposes of the slave trade. Currently, there are considerable offshore oil reserves nearby.

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