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M'banza-Kongo
Municipality and town
Country  Angola
Province Zaire Province
Elevation 1,339 ft (408 m)
Population (2007)
 • Total 67,600
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)

M'banza-Kongo (known as São Salvador in Portuguese from 1570 to 1975), is a town in northwesternAngola. It is the capital of Zaire Province. In the valley to the south is the Luezi River.

M'banza-Kongo was once the home of the Manikongo, the ruler of the Kingdom of Kongo.


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