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Luanda Province

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Map of Angola with the province highlighted
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Luanda is a province o Angolae. It haes an aurie o 2,257 km² an a population o 1,823,282 in 2006. Luanda is the caipital o the province an the kintra. The urban agglomeration o Luanda grew tae englobe aw adjoinin municipalities, Belas, Cacuao, Cazenga an Viana. Syne 2011[1] , Luanda Province is subdividit intae seiven municipalities which are the oreeginal ceety o Luanda, then Belas, Cacuaco, Cazenga, Icolo e Bengo, Quiçama an Viana. These are again subdividit intae 47 Communes (Comunas). The oreeginal Luanda province haed been dividit intae the provinces o Luanda an Bengo in 1980[1]. The new reform o 2011 muivit the municipalities Icolo e Bengo an Quiçma frae Bengo tae Luanda.

The province haes creatit the Instituto de Planeamento e Gestão Urbana de Luanda (IPGUL, Institute for urban plannin an management o Luanda) as an independent organ for urban plannin o the province[2].


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  1. a b National Assembly of Angola (27 Julie 2011). "Lei n.º 29/11 de 1 de Setembro - Alteração da Divisão Político-Administrativa das províncias de Luanda e Bengo" (PDF) (in Portuguese). IPGUL 'Noticias'. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 25 Januar 2012. Retrieved 20 Mairch 2012. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) While the law had been voted on July 27, 2011, its effective date is 60 days after publication in the Official Journal, which happened on September 1, 2011.
  2. "Informação sobre o IPGUL" (in Portuguese). Retrieved 20 Mairch 2012. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)[deid airtin]

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Coordinates: 8°58′59″S 13°16′59″E / 8.983°S 13.283°E / -8.983; 13.283