Cuando Cubango Province

province of Angola

Cuando Cubango is a province of Angola. There are about 140,000 people. Menongue is the capital of the province.

Map of Angola with the province highlighted
Map of Angola with the province highlighted

The name of the province is from the Cuando and Cubango rivers. They both flow through the province.

This area had the endangered Painted Hunting Dog. The land was destroyed during the Cuban intervention years.[1][2] The Painted Hunting Dog is no longer there.[3]

In the 1980s and 1990s, Cuando Cubango was the main base camp of Angola's UNITA rebel movement.


  • Edward George (2005). The cuban intervention in Angola, 1965-1991. Routledge. ISBN 978-0-415-35015-0., 9780415350150 354 pages
  • C. Michael Hogan. 2009. Painted Hunting Dog: Lycaon pictus,, ed. N. Stromberg Archived 2010-12-09 at the Wayback Machine
  • John Frederick Walker (2004-01-07). A Certain Curve of Horn. Grove Press. ISBN 978-0-8021-4068-5.

Line notes

  1. John Frederick Walker. 2004
  2. Edward George. 2005
  3. C. Michael Hogan. 2009

16°5′S 19°30′E / 16.083°S 19.500°E / -16.083; 19.500