Benguela

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Benguela

(bɛŋˈɡwɛlə)
n
(Placename) a port in W Angola: founded in 1617; a terminus (with Lobito) of the railway that runs from Beira in Mozambique through the Copper Belt of Zambia and Zimbabwe. Pop: about 200 000 (1990 est)
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Erich Goeieman, one of the top road runners of Namibia won the Benguella West Coast Marathon (21 km) on Saturday, 17 March at Langebaan, South Africa with a new record of 1 hour 10 minutes.
Ensaios sobre a statistica das possessoes portuguezas no Ultramar--Livro III, de Angola e Benguella e suas dependencias (2 vols.
Alem dos avaliativos pospostos, foi encontrada uma pequena quantidade de classificadores (27), em geral da nacao de origem do escravo: nacao Benguella (1828:360), nacao Mussanbique (1828:359), nacao munjollo (1828:362).
The formal authority of Portugal was extended in 1618 to cover a second port at Benguella.
We were feeling the inland effect of the chilly air coming off the very cold Benguella current which wells up against the Skeleton Coast of Namibia.
Currently, Namibian output dominates but there is growing activity off South Africa and the joint venture between Benguella Concessions (Benco) and Moonstone Diamonds is one new operation there.
they covered the area between Setti-Carnuna in the north and Benguella in the south.