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Cabinda
—  Municipality and town  —

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Cabinda is located in Angola
Cabinda
Location in Angola
Coordinates: 5°33′0″S 12°12′0″E / 5.55°S 12.2°E / -5.55; 12.2Coordinates: 5°33′0″S 12°12′0″E / 5.55°S 12.2°E / -5.55; 12.2
Country Flag of Angola.svg Angola
Admin. division Cabinda province
Population (2008)
 - Total 357,576

Cabinda or Tchiowa, as it is called by the Cabindans, is a city that is located in the Cabinda province, an exclave of Angola. Angolan sovereignty over Cabinda is disputed by the Republic of Cabinda. The municipality of Cabinda contained 357,576 inhabitants in 2008.

The city was originally founded by the Portuguese around the port for the purposes of the slave trade.

There are considerable offshore oil reserves nearby.

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