|• Governor||Adriano Mendes de Carvalho|
|• Vice-Governor for the Political, Economical and Social Sector||Leonor da Silva Ferreira Garibaldi de Lima e Cruz|
|• Vice-Governor for Technical Services and Infrastructures||Henrique Jorge do Sacramento e Sousa|
|• Total||24,110 km2 (9,310 sq mi)|
(2014 census) 
|• Density||18/km2 (48/sq mi)|
|ISO 3166 code||AO-CNO|
|HDI (2018)||0.533  |
low · 9th of 18
Coordinates: 9°1′S15°4′E / 9.017°S 15.067°E The Cuanza Norte Province (English: North Cuanza ; Umbundu : Konano Kwanza Volupale) is province of Angola. N'dalatando is the capital and the province has an area of 24,110 km² and a population of 443,386.  Manuel Pedro Pacavira was born here and is a former provincial governor. The 1,400 meter long Capanda Dam is located in this province.  Cuanza Norte lies on the northern bank of the Cuanza River. It had been a territory of Ngola Kingdom. In 1914, Norton de Matos created District of Cuanza which was divided into Cuanza Norte and Cuanza Sul Provinces in 1917. 
It was badly affected during the Angolan Civil War.  It has many mines left over from the Civil War and contracts to clear them were given to several organisations.  During the civil war, the insurgents made the province part of the central zone.  On 5 April 2001, National Union for the Total Independence of Angola members attacked Samba Caju and killed 120 FAA members. The province's military commander, General Recordacao was also killed in the attack. 
The most spoken languages are Kimbundu.  Mbundu people inhabit the province.   Sugarcane and coffee are the most important agricultural crops. Their production is favoured by the tropical humid climate of the province. 
The province of Cuanza Norte contains ten municipalities (Portuguese : municípios): 
|Município||Capital  ||Area (km2)  ||Pop. (2006 est)  |
|Golungo Alto||Golungo Alto||1,989||69,918|
|Samba Cajú||Samba Cajú||2,012||95,638|
Some sources show the following three municipalities in Bengo Province:
|Município||Capital  ||Area (km2)  ||Pop. (2006 est)  |
|Dembos,  ||Quibaxe||2,444||58,941|
|Pango-Aluquém  ||Pango||2,754||45,680|
While others list those three in Cuanza Norte (Kwanza Norte) Province. 
The province of Cuanza Norte contains the following communes (Portuguese : comunas); sorted by their respective municipalities: 
|Name||Years in office|
|José Congo Sebastião||1976–1977|
|Lourenço José Fereira Diandengue||1977–1979|
|Evaristo Domingos Kimba||1979–1980|
|Noé da Silva Saúde||1980–1986|
|Paulo Teixeira Jorge||1986–1989|
|Francisco Vieira Dias||1989–1991|
|Manuel Pedro Pacavira||1991–2004|
|Henrique André Júnior||2004–2016|
|José Maria Ferraz dos Santos||2016–2019|
|Adriano Mendes de Carvalho||2019–|
Up to 1991, the official name was Provincial Commissioner
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