Huambo ranks 2,744th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Thailand, Azinhaga, and Woodstock Palace. Memorable people born in Huambo include José Eduardo Agualusa, Zacarias Kamwenho, and Mantorras. Huambo has been the birth place of many writers and religious figures. Huambo is located in Angola.
Huambo, formerly Nova Lisboa, is the third largest city in Angola, after the capital city Luanda and Lubango, with a population of 595,304 in the city and a population of 713,134 in the municipality of Huambo. The city is the capital of the province of Huambo and is located about 220 km E from Benguela and 600 km SE from Luanda. Huambo is a main hub on the Caminho de Ferro de Benguela (CFB), which runs from the port of Lobito to the Democratic Republic of the Congo's southernmost province, Katanga. Huambo is served by the Albano Machado Airport. Read more on Wikipedia