Huamba

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Democratic Republic of Huamba
República Democrática del Huamba
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Motto: Avanzar Huamba!
Capital
and largest city
Benguela
Official languages Asturian
English
Recognised national languages Kikongo
Chokwe
Umbundu
Kimbundu
Ethnic groups (2010) 45% Ovimbundu
25% Ambundu
13% Bakongo
17% other Ashizwean
Demonym Huambian
Government federal republic
 -  President Francisco Estrada
 -  Vice President Alonso Santos Moreno
Establishment
 -  Independence from Ulthrannia 10 May 19XX 
 -  Water (%) 3.3%
Population
 -  2014 estimate 28,589,000
 -  2012 census 27,594,889
GDP (PPP) estimate
 -  Total $82.39 billion
 -  Per capita $2,986
GDP (nominal) estimate
 -  Total $64.84 billion
 -  Per capita $2,350
Gini42.7
medium
HDI 0.526
low
Currency Kwanza (Kn)
Date format yyyy.mm.dd
Drives on the left
Calling code +244
Internet TLD .hm

Huamba, officially the Democratic Republic of Huamba (Asturian: República Democrática del Huamba) is a federal republic in Central Ashizwe. It is bordered by Ovdalia to the north and Numibia to the east and Kimbazwe to the south and shares maritime borders with Semanique.

The Ulthrannics were present in some – mostly coastal – points of the territory of what is now Huamba, from the 16th to the 19th century, interacting in diverse ways with the peoples who lived there. In the 19th century, they slowly and hesitantly began to establish themselves in the interior. Huamba as an Ulthrannic colony encompassing the present territory was not established before the end of the 19th century. Independence was achieved in 19XX, after a protracted liberation war. After independence, Huamba was the scene of an intense civil war from 1975 to 2009 which pitted a failed communist government against ethnically diverse democratic forces. Since the end of the civil war, the government has focused on rebuilding and major economic development, however there are localised rebellions and ethnic uprisings, denying the country outright stability.