Huambo

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Huambo

New Lisbon
Municipality an toun
View o Huambo
View o Huambo
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Coordinates: 12°46′S 15°44′E / 12.767°S 15.733°E / -12.767; 15.733
Kintra Angolae
ProvinceHuambo Province
Foondit1912
Area
 • Municipality an toun2609 km2 (1,007 sq mi)
Elevation
1721 m (5,646 ft)
Population
 (2008)
 • Municipality an toun325,207
 • Density120/km2 (320/sq mi)
 • Metro
>1 000 000
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)

Huambo, umwhile New Lisbon (Portuguese: Nova Lisboa), is the caipital o Huambo Province in Angolae. The ceety is locatit aboot 220 km E frae Benguela an 600 km SE frae Luanda. The ceety is the seicont lairgest in Angolae, efter the caipital ceety, Luanda. Huambo is a main hub on the Caminho de Ferro de Benguela (CFB) (the Benguela Railway), which runs frae the port o Benguela tae the Congo border, an is served bi the Albano Machado Airport (umwhile Nova Lisboa Airport).

Coordinates: 12°46′S 15°44′E / 12.767°S 15.733°E / -12.767; 15.733