Cuito Cuanavale, Site de Libération et Independence

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Cuito Cuanavale, Site de Libération et Independence is part of the Tentative list of Angola in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

Cuito Canavale is a town where the biggest battle against the Apartheid regime of South Africa took place in the 1980’s. It “liberated the continent” and was the prelude to Namibian independence. It also was a Cold War event influenced by the superpowers via the use of proxies (such as Cuba).

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Full Name
Cuito Cuanavale, Site de Libération et Independence
Country
Angola
Added
2017
Type
Cultural
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2017 Added to Tentative List

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