Lubango

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Lubango
Municipality and city
Panoramic view
Coordinates: 14°55′S 13°30′E / 14.917°S 13.5°E / -14.917; 13.5Coordinates: 14°55′S 13°30′E / 14.917°S 13.5°E / -14.917; 13.5
Country  Angola
Province Huíla
Elevation 1,720 m (5,640 ft)
Population
 • Total 100,757
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)

Lubango is the capital city of Huíla in Angola. There are 100,757 people. Until 1975, the city's name was Sá da Bandeira.

During the Angolan Civil War (1975–2002), Lubango was a major base of Cuban, SWAPO.

Lubango's economy is based on agriculture.

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