Cabinda (city)

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Cabinda
Municipality and town
Coordinates: 5°33′0″S 12°12′0″E / 5.55000°S 12.20000°E / -5.55000; 12.20000Coordinates: 5°33′0″S 12°12′0″E / 5.55000°S 12.20000°E / -5.55000; 12.20000
CountryFlag of Angola.svg Angola
Admin. divisionCabinda province
Population
 (2008)
 • Total357,576

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.