Cabinda (city)

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Cabinda
Municipality and town
Coordinates: 5°33′0″S 12°12′0″E / 5.55°S 12.2°E / -5.55; 12.2Coordinates: 5°33′0″S 12°12′0″E / 5.55°S 12.2°E / -5.55; 12.2
Country Flag of Angola.svg Angola
Admin. division Cabinda province
Population (2008)
 • Total 357,576

Cabinda is the capital of the Cabinda Province in Angola. It is called Tchiowa by the Cabindans. The city was first started by the Portuguese for slave trade. There are many offshore oil reserves nearby.