or formerly Moçâmedes geographical name town & port SW Angola

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Namibe — (pre 1985: Moçâmedes) is the capital city of Namibe Province in Angola. It is a coastal desert city located in southwestern Angola and was founded in 1840 by the Portuguese rulers of the territory. The city s current population is 132,900 (2004… …   Wikipedia

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  • Namibe — ▪ Angola formerly  (until 1982) Moçâmedes,  also spelled  Mossamedes         city and port, southwestern Angola. Founded by Brazilians in the mid 19th century and located on an arid coastal strip from which rises the steep Huíla escarpment,… …   Universalium

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