1 January 2013

Angola: Luanda's Squares and Avenues Improved

Luanda — The rehabilitation of the bay, avenues and squares of the Ingombota urban district, in Luanda, that changed the local image and increased the number of recreation sites for district dwellers are among the facts that marked the year 2012 in the locality.

After upgrading works on Luanda Bay that improved the local environmental and recreational conditions, and created more car parks, as well as improved the image of the capital, is allowing urbanites to enjoy a renewed and modern bay.

The local redevelopment endeavour is part of the government's effort focused on the maintenance of new green areas, in order to ensure excellent comfort conditions for people visiting the site.

The project, an investment worth 36 billion kwanzas (one dollar equals to about 100 kwanzas), comprises 147,000 square meters of space for pedestrians, 3.1 km for maritime and a reserved track for cycling.

It also has three sports areas, five fields for basketball, five spaces for cultural events and 10 new public squares located along the bay.

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