|Republic of Angola
|Anthem: Angola Avante! (Portuguese)
and largest city
|Recognised national languages|
|Ethnic groups (2000)|
|Government||Unitary presidential republic|
|-||President||José Eduardo dos Santos|
|-||Vice President||Manuel Vicente|
|-||from Portugal||11 November 1975|
|-||Total||1,246,700 km2 (23rd)
481,354 sq mi
|GDP (PPP)||2012 estimate|
|-||Total||$128.288 billion (64th)|
|-||Per capita||$6,346 (107th)|
|GDP (nominal)||2012 estimate|
|-||Total||$118.719 billion (61st)|
|-||Per capita||$5,873 (91st)|
|HDI (2013)|| 0.508
low · 148th
|Time zone||WAT (UTC+1)|
|-||Summer (DST)||not observed (UTC+1)|
|Drives on the||right|
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.
History[change | change source]
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There was a civil war from 1975 to 2002.
Geography[change | change source]
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.
Climate[change | change source]
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).
Demographics[change | change source]
Angola's population is estimated to be 18,498,000 (2009).
Provinces[change | change source]
Angola is divided into eighteen provinces.
See List of settlements in Angola for the cities and towns in the country.
Related pages[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- Chutal, Lynsey (October 27, 2016). "Angola’s president will have to explain why he hired his daughter to head up the state oil company". Quartz Africa. http://qz.com/821044/africas-richest-woman-isabel-dos-santos-father-will-have-answer-an-angolan-courts-questions-about-her-role-at-state-oil-company/. Retrieved 30 October 2016.
- 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.
- 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/2013/01/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 2013.
- "Gini Index". World Bank. http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/SI.POV.GINI/. Retrieved 2 March 2011.
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