|Republic of Angola
República de Angola (Portuguese)
Repubilika ya Ngola (Kikongo, Kimbundu, Umbundu)
|Anthem: Angola Avante! (Portuguese)
(and largest city)
|Recognised national languages||Kikongo, Chokwe, Umbundu, Kimbundu, Ganguela, Kwanyama|
|Ethnic groups||Ovimbundu, Ambundu, Bakongo, Lunda-Chokwe, Nyaneka-Nkhumbi, Ovambo, Ganguela, Xindonga, Herero, Khoisan|
|Government||Unitary presidential republic|
|-||President||José Eduardo dos Santos|
|-||Vice President||Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos|
|-||from Portugal||November 11, 1975|
|-||Total||1,246,700 km2 (23rd)
481,354 sq mi
|GDP (PPP)||2011 estimate|
|-||Total||$115.679 billion (64th)|
|-||Per capita||$5,894 (107th)|
|GDP (nominal)||2011 estimate|
|-||Total||$100.948 billion (61st)|
|-||Per capita||$5,144 (91st)|
|Gini (2000)||59 (high)|
|HDI (2011)||0.486 (low) (148th)|
|Time zone||WAT (UTC+1)|
|-||Summer (DST)||not observed (UTC+1)|
|Drives on the||right|
|a. Kikongo, Kimbundu and Umbundu languages.|
Angola is a member state of the African Union, the Community of Portuguese Language Countries, the Latin Union, South Atlantic Peace and Cooperation Zone and the Southern African Development Community.
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There was a civil war from 1975 to 2002.
Angola is the world's twenty-third largest country. Angola is bordered by Namibia to the south, Zambia to the east, the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the north-east, and the South Atlantic Ocean to the west.
Angola's average temperature on the coast is 60 °F (16 °C) in the winter and 70 °F (21 °C) in the summer. It has two seasons; dry season (May to October) and hot rainy season (November to April).
Angola's population is estimated to be 18,498,000 (2009).
Angola is divided into eighteen provinces.
See List of cities and towns in Angola for the cities and towns in the country.
Related pages [change]
- Population Forecast to 2060 by International Futures hosted by Google Public Data Explorer
- "Angola". International Monetary Fund. http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/weo/2012/01/weodata/weorept.aspx?sy=2009&ey=2012&scsm=1&ssd=1&sort=country&ds=.&br=1&c=614&s=NGDPD%2CNGDPDPC%2CPPPGDP%2CPPPPC%2CLP&grp=0&a=&pr.x=53&pr.y=7. Retrieved 17 April 2012.
- "Gini Index". World Bank. http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/SI.POV.GINI/. Retrieved 2 March 2011.
- Department of Economic and Social Affairs Population Division (2009) (PDF). World Population Prospects, Table A.1. 2008 revision. United Nations. Archived from the original on 18 March 2009. http://web.archive.org/web/20090318041906/http://www.un.org/esa/population/publications/wpp2008/wpp2008_text_tables.pdf. Retrieved 12 March 2009.
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