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Cabinda Province

province of Angola

Cabinda (also spelled Kabinda, formerly Portuguese Congo) is a province of Angola. The capital city is also called Cabinda. The province is divided into four municipalities - Belize, Buco Zau, Cabinda and Landana.

Cabinda

Cabinda
Cabinda (light green) within Angola
Cabinda (light green) within Angola
Coordinates: 5°3′S 12°24′E / 5.050°S 12.400°E / -5.050; 12.400Coordinates: 5°3′S 12°24′E / 5.050°S 12.400°E / -5.050; 12.400
CountryAngola
Alvor AgreementJanuary 15, 1975
CapitalCabinda
Area
 • Total7,823 km2 (3,020 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)
 • Total357,576

There are about 357,576 people.

Cabinda is separated from the rest of Angola by a narrow strip of land of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Cabinda is bordered on the north by the Republic of the Congo, and on the west by the Atlantic Ocean.

While the civil war in Angola ended in 2002, there is still fighting in Cabinda.