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___ Satellite View and Map of the City of Luanda, Angola

Searchable Map and Satellite View of Luanda using Google Earth Data

Satellite view is showing Luanda, chief seaport, largest city and the national capital of Angola. The city is located at the coast to the Atlantic Ocean.

The city was founded as São Paulo da Assunção de Loanda (St. Paul de Loanda) by the Portuguese explorer Paulo Dias de Novais in 1575. The port city served as the center of the Portuguese slave trade until the beginning of the 19th century.

The population of Luanda has exploded in recent years, about one-third of Angola's population live in Luanda, the city has a population of more than 5 million inhabitants. 50% of its residents live in poverty but Luanda is the world's most expensive city for expatriates, according to Mercer's 2011 'Cost of Living Survey'. The city won the somewhat dubious accolade for the second year.

Luanda is currently undergoing a major reconstruction, with many large developments taking place which will alter the cityscape significantly.

Angola's capital is the administrative, commercial, and educational center of the country, spoken language is Portuguese, several Bantu languages are also in use.

Just zoom in (+) to see Luanda's Rocket monument, a massive kind of tombstone built in honor of Angola's first president António Agostinho Neto.

The map shows a city map of Luanda with expressways, main roads and streets, and the location of Quatro de Fevereiro Airport (IATA code: LAD).

To find a location use the form below.
Marginal of Luanda
View of Luanda's seafront.
Image: Paulo César Santos
To find a location type: street or place, city, optional: state, country.

Local Time Angola:
Monday-October-20  10:41  

West Africa Time (WAT) UTC/GMT +1 hours
Google Earth: Satellite view and map of Luanda, Angola.
More about Angola:

Map/satellite view of Angola
Political Map of Angola

Angola Country Profile

Political Map of Africa
Relief Map of Africa
Google Earth Searchable Map of Africa
 Countries of Africa
Capitals of Africa
Flags of Africa
Languages of Africa

External Links
Wikipedia: Luanda
Wikipedia article about Luanda.
Current Weather Conditions Luanda

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To enjoy street views, grab pegman with your cursor and hoover over the map, when street view is available parts of the map will change to blue, drop pegman there and you might have a lot of fun within unimaginable boring landscapes.


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