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, city (1995 est. pop. 3,000,000), capital of Angola, a port on the Atlantic Ocean. It is Angola's largest city, its chief port, and its administrative center. Manufactures include processed foods, beverages, textiles, cement and other construction materials, plastic
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Luanda

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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.)
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Os casos de media complexidade, inclusive ortopedia, sao encaminhados a municipios proximos, Santa Cruz de Monte Castelo, Loanda ou Paranavai, e os de alta complexidade, para Curitiba (IBGE, 2007).
Andrew Ross suggests that the British public had been carefully prepared for the return of a British hero even before his arrival: "There had been a steady growth of publicity about him ever since news of his arrival at Loanda had reached London in 1855" (Ross 109).
El reinado de Ngola Mbandi se vio en constante peligro interno y externo, y para calmar el descontento de los partidarios de Nzinga nombro a esta embajadora en Loanda, donde se hallaba instalado el gobernador portugues Joao Correia de Sousa.
In this book Livingstone described his famous walk across Africa, a journey from Linyanti, the Makololo capital in what is now western Zambia, to Loanda on the Atlantic coast and then back to Linyanti and on to Mozambique on the East Coast of Africa.
Nightingale at Loanda in Portuguese Angola (Roger Casement's service in the Congo had ended in 1904).
Fernando apelida ainda a sua cidade de "urbe quatricentenaria", "o lugar nascido sob o nome de Sao Paulo de Assuncao de Loanda", possuidora, ja no seculo XIX, de territorio que se estende desde a "linha do mar, desde o Bungo a praia do peixe".
Porem, ha regioes, por exemplo, a noroeste, em que a realidade no campo e diferenciada pelo perfil das propriedades e dos agricultores, citando o caso de Loanda e Querencia do Norte (em que ha a presenca da pequena propriedade e de assentamentos rurais).