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Saurimo

Coordinates:9°39′S20°24′E /9.650°S 20.400°E /-9.650; 20.400

Saurimo, formerly known as Henrique de Carvalho, is a city in Angola, capital of the Lunda Sul Province. Saurimo has a population of 393,000 (2014). The population has swollen as a result of migrants fleeing civil conflict.

Saurimo
Henrique de Carvalho
Saurimo
Location in Angola
Coordinates: 9°39′S20°24′E /9.650°S 20.400°E /-9.650; 20.400
CountryAngola
ProvinceLunda Sul Province
Founded1927
Elevation
1,081 m (3,547 ft)
Population
(2014)
• Total442,437
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)
ClimateAw

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Formerly the town was known as Henrique De Carvalho, after the Portuguese explorer who visited the region in 1884 and contacted the local, and historically powerful, Lunda people.

It is located in northeastern Angola at an elevation of 1,081 m (3,547 ft) above sea level. It is a garrison town and local market centre.

The main economic activities nowadays are agriculture and diamonds.

The main foodstuffs are mandioc, corn, sweet potato and yam.

Other activities are handicraft, fishing, and diamond panning.

The SMC (Sociedade Mineira de Catoca) is one of the world's largest mining area along with Endiama which helps distribute its diamonds worldwide.

Here are some of the notable people from this small town:

  • Yola Araújo is an angolan songwriter and musician. She's been in the music industry for over 10 years.
  • Daniel Félix Neto, saurimo's current governor since 2018.
  • Tonilson B.J. Luis is a young angolan internet personality, dancer, former fashion model, part-time singer, writer & songwriter, also known as TJ. He is vegetarian and an activist in a small extent. He also plays basketball and likes computing. He has a YouTube channel, a Vimeo, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, Triller, Facebook and Snapchat accounts.[1] [2]
  1. Citypopulaton.de Population of provinces and municipalities in Angola
  2. Population.de Population of the major cities in Angola

Saurimo
Saurimo Article Talk Language Watch Edit Coordinates 9 39 S 20 24 E 9 650 S 20 400 E 9 650 20 400 Saurimo formerly known as Henrique de Carvalho is a city in Angola capital of the Lunda Sul Province Saurimo has a population of 393 000 2014 2 The population has swollen as a result of migrants fleeing civil conflict Saurimo Henrique de CarvalhoMunicipalitySaurimoLocation in AngolaCoordinates 9 39 S 20 24 E 9 650 S 20 400 E 9 650 20 400Country AngolaProvinceLunda Sul ProvinceFounded1927Elevation1 081 m 3 547 ft Population 2014 1 Total442 437Time zoneUTC 1 WAT ClimateAw Contents 1 History 2 Geography 3 Economy 4 Notable people 5 ReferencesHistory EditFormerly the town was known as Henrique De Carvalho after the Portuguese explorer who visited the region in 1884 and contacted the local and historically powerful Lunda people Geography EditIt is located in northeastern Angola at an elevation of 1 081 m 3 547 ft above sea level It is a garrison town and local market centre Economy EditThe main economic activities nowadays are agriculture and diamonds The main foodstuffs are mandioc corn sweet potato and yam Other activities are handicraft fishing and diamond panning The SMC Sociedade Mineira de Catoca is one of the world s largest mining area along with Endiama which helps distribute its diamonds worldwide Notable people EditHere are some of the notable people from this small town Yola Araujo is an angolan songwriter and musician She s been in the music industry for over 10 years Daniel Felix Neto saurimo s current governor since 2018 Tonilson B J Luis is a young angolan internet personality dancer former fashion model part time singer writer amp songwriter also known as TJ He is vegetarian and an activist in a small extent He also plays basketball and likes computing He has a YouTube channel a Vimeo Instagram Twitter TikTok Triller Facebook and Snapchat accounts 1 2 References Edit Citypopulaton de Population of provinces and municipalities in Angola Population de Population of the major cities in Angola Retrieved from https en wikipedia org w index php title Saurimo amp oldid 1042356516, wikipedia, wiki, book,

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