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Cabinda

Cabinda - description of the city:

Cabinda is one of the major city of Angola, which history starts from 1883rd. It is the capital of the province of the same name (one of the eighteen provinces of Angola), which borders with the Republic of the Congo to the east, and with the Atlantic Ocean to the west. Cabindа is a port town with an international airport, which is fairly modern and civilized. The town is also the center of the oil industry. The climate in this region is equatorial, the average temperature of the region is about 25 degrees Celsius, and the rainy season lasts from January to April.

The main sight of this region is Mayombо Reserve, which is disposed in the north of the province: there are trees, reaching a heigh of 40-60 meters, also it`s species are high-value (e.g., black ebony, iron and sandalwood). This reserve was created for the protection of tropical forest in the Congo Basin and the preservation of the diversity of local flora and fauna on the felling of trees and poaching. It is home to elephants, rhinos, buffalos, gorillas, chimps, sloths, lots of species of rodents, rare birds such as the gray parrot, and others.

In the province can be found many religious buildings, such as the ruins of the cathedral, built in the 16th-century, and the Church of the Immaculate Conception of Marry Queen of Peace, St. Antony and others. The most impressive building are disposed on a hill above the Landau village( this settlement is situated about 50 kilometers from Cabindа).

The beaches of the Atlantic shore of the province of Cabinda are among the ten best beaches in Angola. The beaches are sandy and clean with warm and a little greenish water.

The town has several hotels and inns. Restaurants are situated mainly in the town center. Local cuisine is basically a variety of dishes from fish and beans, and dried beef, banana bread, and dishes of cassava.                       

Country Angola
International title Cabinda
Population 66,020 people
Timezone Africa/Luanda
State Provincia de Cabinda
Geographic coordinates Latitude: -5.55 x Longitude: 12.2

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Museum fur Volkskunde
Country: Austria

Near a quiet park stands the charming Austrian Folklore Museum. Founded in 1895, it moved in 1917 to its present premises, the former Schonborn Palace, built in 1706—11 to designs by Lukas von Hildebrandt as a homely twostorey mansion, and altere ...

Stadtpark
Country: Austria

On the Weihburggasse side of the municipal park stands one of the most photographed sights in Vienna, the gilded statue of the King of Waltz, Johann Strauss the Younger. It was designed by Edmund Hellmer in the Neo- Romantic style of the 1920s. The ...

Stubing
Country: Austria

After several earlier attempts, the Osterreichische Freilichtmuseum (Austrian Open- Air Museum) was started in 1962, when work was begun in the Styrian village of Stubing by the renowned scholar Professor Viktor Herbert Pottler. It now occupies an ...

Kefermarkt
Country: Austria

The main attraction in this little town is its 15th-century Wallfahrtskirche (pilgrimage church), built by Christoph von Zelking, the master of Kefermarkt’s castle, Schloss Weinberg. He also commissioned its altar dedicated to his favourite saint ...

Risor
Country: Norway

Risor is a city located in Aust-Agder County, in Norway. The area is popular among tourists. The area that surrounds the city offers many small hills and lakes. The city is known for the gorgeous coastline as well.  The area started out as a ...

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