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Lubango, formerly known as '''Sá da Bandeira''' is one of the highest cities in Angola.
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Lubango, formerly known as '''Sá da Bandeira''' is located at an altitude of 1700-1800 meters.
  
In 1882 approximately one thousand of Portuguese settlers came from the island of Madeira to the area of current-day Lubango, Angola. These Portuguese farmers successfully developed the whole region and founded the settlement. The city, originally established in 1885 to serve colonists from the Madeira Islands, lies at an elevation of 1,760 metres in a valley of the Huíla Plateau and was surrounded by a scenic park spreading up the mountain slopes.
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Lubango is surrounded by mountains up to 2.200m. One of the mountains has the statue of "Christo Rei" with a fantastic view on the city.
  
 
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==Get in==

Revision as of 23:24, 14 December 2012

Lubango is a city in Southwest Angola.

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Lubango, formerly known as Sá da Bandeira is located at an altitude of 1700-1800 meters.

Lubango is surrounded by mountains up to 2.200m. One of the mountains has the statue of "Christo Rei" with a fantastic view on the city.

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  • Huíla Plateau

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Milleneum is the main plaza in Lubango to go shopping in where most products of daily use as well as other products like cosmetics, shoes, clothes etc. are available.

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Contact

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