About Angola

Location

Angola is a country in Southern Africa bordered by Namibia on the south, the Democratic Republic of the Congo on the north and Zambia on the east; its west coast is on the Atlantic Ocean and Luanda is its capital city. The exclave province of Cabinda has borders with the Republic of the Congo and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Angola is the world’s twenty-third largest country after Niger covering an area of 1,246,620 km2

Population

Angola’s population is estimated to be over 18,056,072

Economy

Angola’s financial system is maintained by the National Bank of Angola and managed by Governor Jose de Lima Massano. Angola has a rich subsoil heritage from diamonds, oil, gold, copper and a rich wildlife, forest and fossils. Since independence, oil and diamonds have been the most important economic resource.

Languages

Portuguese is the official language of the Angola.

Religious beliefs

The main religion in Angola is Christianity and Islam

Climate

Angola’s average temperature on the coast is 60 °F in the winter and 70 °F in the summer. It has two seasons; dry season (May to October) and hot rainy season (November to April).

General information about Angola has been summarized to include the following

Background and Geography of Angola

Economy of Angola

Membership of regional and International Organisations

Population and Health of Angola

Transport System in Luanda

For more reading

http://www.angola.org/

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ao.html

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