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Map of Angola with the province highlighted

One of the 18 provinces of Angola. It occupies 40,130 square kilometres in the north west of the country and has a population of approximately 600,000. It has a tropical climate. M'Banza Kongo, formerly São Salvador, is the capital of the province.


Cities and Towns


  • Oil
  • Mining: asphalt, iron, phosphates, lead, zinc
  • Agriculture: cashew nuts, cassava, castor-oil, citrus fruits, coffee, massambala, palm oil, pineapples, peanuts, rice, soybeans, sweet potatoes
  • Cattle farming
  • Fishing
  • Production of construction materials

Coordinates: 6°16′S 14°14′E / 6.267°S 14.233°E / -6.267; 14.233

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