Bengo Province

province of Angola

Coordinates: 8°47′S 13°59′E / 8.783°S 13.983°E / -8.783; 13.983

Bengo is a province of Angola. Its capital is Caxito. There are about 450,000 people.

Bengo, province of Angola
Bengo, province of Angola
 • GovernorMara Baptista Quiosa
 • Vice-Governor for the Political, Economic and Social SectorAntónio Martins
 • Vice-Governor for Technical Services and InfrastructuresDomingos Guilherme
 • Total31,371 km2 (12,112 sq mi)
 (2014 Census)[1]
 • Total356,641
 • Density11/km2 (29/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeAO-BGO
HDI (2018)0.565[2]
medium · 6th

The province is bordered by the provinces of Zaire to the North, Uige to the Northeast, Cuanza Norte to the East, and Cuanza Sul to the South. The Kissama National Park and the Kibinda Forest Reserve are here.


  1. "Resultados Definitivos Recenseamento Geral da População e Habitação – 2014 Província do Bengo" (PDF). Instituto Nacional de Estatística, República de Angola. Archived from the original (PDF) on 7 August 2020. Retrieved 3 May 2020.
  2. "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". Retrieved 2018-09-13.