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Not to be confused with Luanda, Angola.

Luanda is a market town in the Western Province of Kenya, located along the Kisumu-Busia highway. It is one of the administrative divisions in Emuhaya district initially under Vihiga District until 2007 when Emuhaya district was created.



Luanda is located a few kilometers from the Equator at Maseno, its geographical coordinates being 0° 0' 0" North, 34° 35' 0" East. The town has an estimated population of 14,000 people and is a significant business point in Bunyore.

Elevation is 1501m.


It is also a transit point for road travellers connecting to various towns in Western Kenya. Major bus routes via Luanda include the Luanda-Maseno-Kisumu, Luanda-Siaya, Yala-Busia, Maseno-Kisumu, Ebwiranyi-Kombewa, Luanda-Emusire, Esiandumba-Akala-Bondo, Kima-Vihiga, Luanda-Kakamega, Mwichio-Emusire and Luanda-Yala through Es'saba, HaBuchichi and Ebuyangu.

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