Cuando Cubango is a province of Angola and it has an area of 199,049 km 2 and a population of approximately 510,000. Menongue is the capital of the province. The governor of the province is Pedro Mutindi. According to 1988 US government statistics, the provincial population was 125,600, with just 3,600 living in urban areas. Municipalities in this province include Calai, Cuangar, Cuchi, Cuito Cuanavale, Dirico, Longa, Mavinga, Menongue, Nancova, and Rivungo.
The name of the province derives from that of the Cuando and Cubango rivers, which flow through the eastern and western edges of the province, respectively.