The capital city of Angola. It is also the name of the province surrounding the city. Founded in 1575 by the Portuguese, Luanda now has a population of over four million. According to a 1998 study by the IMF, it is the second most expensive city in the world to live in.
port city on Atlantic coast; the capital and largest city of Angola
Portuguese factory established in 1520s south of Kongo; became basis for Portuguese colony of Angola. (p. 640)
Luanda (formerly called Loanda) is the largest city and capital of Angola. Located on the Atlantic Ocean, it is both Angola's chief seaport and administrative centre. It has a population of approximately 4.5 million (UN 2004 estimates), and is the capital city of Luanda Province.
Luanda is a province of Angola. It has an area of 2,257 kmÂ² and a population of approximately 3 million. Luanda is the capital of the province and the country.