Driving around Africa : Luanda and Benguela, Angola

Luanda is the capital and largest city of Angola. It has a city population of 2,825,311 and a metropolitan population of 6,542,942 . It is the world’s third most populous Portuguese-speaking city, behind only São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, both in Brazil, and the most populous Portuguese-speaking capital city in the world, ahead of Brasília, Maputo and Lisbon.

The city is currently undergoing a major reconstruction, with many large developments taking place that will alter the cityscape significantly. Many changes are happening in this city.

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This shopping mall is also being expanded

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Luanda is planning a metro system

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Driving around Africa: Maputo, Mozambique

Maputo is the capital and largest city of Mozambique. It is known as the City of Acacias, in reference to acacia trees commonly found along its avenues, and the Pearl of the Indian Ocean. Today, it is a port city on the Indian Ocean, with its economy centered on the harbour. According to the 2007 census, the population is 1,766,184.[

 

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Driving in Africa : Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town is the second largest city in South Africa with a population of  3,740,026. It is one Africa’s most popular tourist destinations. It is one of the most multicultural cities in the world, reflecting its role as a major destination for immigrants and expatriates[7] to South Africa. The city was named the World Design Capital for 2014 by the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design.[8] In 2014, Cape Town was named the best place in the world to visit by both The New York Times[9] and The Telegraph.[10]

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