Provinces of Angola

Angola is divided into eighteen top administrative units called province.

Provinces of Angola Map
Provinces of Angola Map

Eighteen Provinces of Angola

Angola is divided into eighteen provinces. These provinces are Bengo, Benguela, Bié, Cabinda, Cuando Cubango, Cuanza Norte, Cuanza Sul, Cunene, Huambo, Huíla, Luanda, Lunda Norte, Lunda Sul, Malanje, Moxico, Namibe, Uíge and Zaire.

Bengo

The Bengo Province is one of the eighteen provinces of Angola. It is located in the north of the country. The city of Caxito, which is the administrative center, has a surface area of 41,000 square kilometers and an estimated population of 429,300 in 2018. The Bengo Province is divided into 5 municipalities. These municipalities are Ambriz, Dande, Ícolo e Bengo, Nambuangongo, and Quicama.

Benguela

Benguela Province is one of the eighteen provinces of Angola. It is located on the Atlantic Ocean on the west of the country. The administrative center of Benguela Province is Benguela City. It has an area of 39,827 square kilometers and the estimated population of 2018 is 2,477,600. The municipalities of the province are Lobito, Bocoio, Balombo, Ganda, Cubal, Caimbambo, and Baia-Farta Chongorói. Sisal, cotton, sugar, coffee, banana, bean and horticultural activities are the main products of agriculture in the region. Livestock activities are based on the production of pork and beef, milk and milk products. Minerals in the region; tungsten, graphite and other minerals. Its industry is based on the production of metals, petroleum refining, construction materials, textiles, and food.

Bié

Bié Province is one of the eighteen provinces of Angola. It is located in the middle part of the country. The center of the province is Kuito. The total area of the province is 70,314 square kilometers and the estimated population of 2018 is 1,654,700. In the central part of the country are Malanje to the north, Lunda Sul to the northeast, Moxico to the east, Cuando Cubango to the south and Huila, Huambo and Cuanza Sul to the west. Bié’s climate is cool and rainy. Therefore, it is a suitable area for agriculture. Corn, sugar cane, rice, coffee, and peanuts are made from cultivation. In the geographical structure of the region, the characteristic Angola highlands, with an altitude of 1,852 meters, are observed.

Cabinda

Cabinda is one of the eighteen provinces of Angola. There is no terrestrial connection with Angola territory. The province has a controversial status among many political institutions. The management center of the province is Cabinda with the same name. The area is 7,270 square kilometers. According to 2018 estimates, the Cabinda province has a population of 801,400 people. The population growth rate in the region is rising very fast.

Cuando Cubango

Cuando Cubango Province is one of the eighteen provinces of Angola. It is located in the south of the country. The management center is in the city of Menongue. The province has an area of 199,335 square kilometers and the estimated population of 2018 is 601,500.

Cuanza Norte

Cuanza Norte Province is one of the eighteen provinces of Angola. It is located in the northwest of the country. The administrative center of N’Dalatando is 24,110 square kilometers and the estimated population of 2018 is 495,800.

Cuanza Sul

Cuanza Sul Province is one of the eighteen provinces of Angola. It is located to the west of the country. The city of Sumbe, whose headquarters is the city of Sumbe, has an area of 58,698 square kilometers and an estimated population of 2,110,000 in 2018.

Cunene

Cunene Province is one of the eighteen provinces of Angola. Cunene Province is located to the south of the country. The administrative center is Ondjiva. The province has a surface area of 77,213 square kilometers and the estimated population of 2018 is 1,121,700. It was named after the Cunene River.

Huambo

Huambo Province is one of the eighteen provinces of Angola. It is located in the north of the country. The management center is Huambo. The province has a surface area of 35,771 square kilometers and the estimated population of 2018 is 2,309,800.

Huíla

Huíla Province is one of the eighteen provinces of Angola. It is located in the south of the country. The center of management is Lubango. The province has a surface area of 79,022 square kilometers and an estimated population of 2,819,300 in 2018.

Luanda

Luanda Province is one of the eighteen provinces of Angola. It is located in the north of the country. Luanda, whose headquarters is the capital city of Luanda, has an area of 2,418 square kilometers and an estimated population of 7,976,900 in 2018.

Lunda Norte

Lunda Norte Province is one of the eighteen provinces of Angola. It is located in the northeast of the country. The management center is the city of Lucapa. The area has a surface area of 103,760 square kilometers and the estimated population of 2018 is 972,200.

Lunda Sul

Lunda Sul Province is one of the eighteen provinces of Angola. It is located in the northeast of the country. The administrative center is Saurimo. The province has a surface area of 77,637 square kilometers and an estimated population of 2018 is 609,900.

Malanje

Malanje Province is one of the eighteen provinces of Angola. It is located in the north of the country. The administration center is Malanje. The province has an area of 93,302 square kilometers and the estimated population of 2018 is 1,108,300.

Moxico

Moxico Province is one of the eighteen provinces of Angola. It is located to the east of the country. The administrative center is Luena. The province has an area of 223,023 square kilometers, and the estimated population of 2018 is 854,300.

Namibe

Namibe Province is one of the eighteen provinces of Angola. It is located in the south of the country. The administrative center is the city of Namibe. The province has a surface area of 57,091 square kilometers and the estimated population of 2018 is 568,700.

Uíge

Uíge Province is one of the eighteen provinces of Angola. It is located in the north of the country. The administrative center is Uíge The province has an area of 58,698 square kilometers and an estimated population of 1,662,000 in 2018.

Zaire

Zaire Province is one of the eighteen provinces of Angola. It is located in the north of the country. The headquarters is Mbanza Congo. The province has a surface area of 40,130 square kilometers and the estimated population of 2018 is 676,600.

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