Uíge

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Uíge
Municipality and town
Main street in Uíge
Coordinates: 7°37′S 15°03′E / 7.617°S 15.05°E / -7.617; 15.05Coordinates: 7°37′S 15°03′E / 7.617°S 15.05°E / -7.617; 15.05
Country  Angola
Province Uíge Province
Elevation 2,815 ft (858 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 119 815
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)

Uíge (briefly Carmona) is a town in northwestern Angola. It is the capital of Uíge Province. There are 119,815.[1] people. When Portuguese were there in the 1950s, it was a major center for coffee production.[2]

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  2. "Uige". Encyclopædia Britannica. http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/612771/Uige. Retrieved 21 January 2011.