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 (lo͞o-ăn′də) or Lo·an·da (lō-än′də)
The capital and largest city of Angola, in the northwest part of the country on the Atlantic Ocean. Founded by the Portuguese in 1575, it has a fine natural harbor and diversified industries.


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(Placename) the capital of Angola, a port in the west, on the Atlantic: founded in 1576, it became a centre of the slave trade to Brazil in the 17th and 18th centuries; oil refining. Pop: 2 839 000 (2005 est). Official name: São Paulo de Loanda


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the capital of Angola, in SW Africa. 1,200,000.
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Noun1.Luanda - port city on Atlantic coastLuanda - port city on Atlantic coast; the capital and largest city of Angola
Angola, Republic of Angola - a republic in southwestern Africa on the Atlantic Ocean; achieved independence from Portugal in 1975 and was the scene of civil war until 1990
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about the international, award-winning General Master Plan for Luanda City (2030 Luanda Plan) outlining the sustainable transformation and development plans.
Luanda has been replaced as the world's most expensive city for expats by Hong Kong, says global consultancy Mercer.
The UN health organization decided that the outbreak in both countries does not constitute a global health emergency at this point, as more and more people going in and out of Angola's capital Luanda are being vaccinated, WHO's emergencies chief Bruce Aylward said.
Most of the victims were residents of the bustling capital Luanda, which has seen an increase in malaria, cholera and chronic diarrhea, due in part to deteriorated sanitation conditions.
ISLAMABAD -- Mercer's annual Cost of Living survey places Luanda, Angola, as the most expensive city for expatriate employees, where a one-bedroom apartment in the city centre can set you back $3,500 per month, and a pair of jeans could reportedly cost you more than $240.
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Angola has only one refinery on the out-skirts of Luanda, which was built in 1955 and was later expanded repeatedly to a capacity 65,500 b/d.
The company will deliver city cleaning services in Ingombota, which is a major urban district within Angola's capital city, Luanda.