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Facts about Angola

Administrative divisions: 18 provinces (provincias , singular - provincia); Bengo , Benguela , Bie , Cabinda , Cuando Cubango , Cuanza Norte , Cuanza Sul , Cunene , Huambo , Huila , Luanda , Lunda Norte , Lunda Sul , Malanje , Moxico , Namibe , Uige , Zaire
Area: total: 1 ,246 ,700 sq km land: 1 ,246 ,700 sq km water: 0 sq km
Background: Angola is rebuilding its country after the end of a 27-year civil war in 2002. Fighting between the Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA) , led by Jose Eduardo DOS SANTOS , and the National Union for the Total Independence of Angola (UNITA) , led by Jonas SAVIMBI , followed independence from Portugal in 1975. Peace seemed imminent in 1992 when Angola held national elections , but UNITA renewed fighting after being beaten by the MPLA at the polls. Up to 1.5 million lives may have been lost - and 4 million people displaced - in the quarter century of fighting. SAVIMBI's death in 2002 ended UNITA's insurgency and strengthened the MPLA's hold on power. President DOS SANTOS has announced legislative elections will be held in September 2008 , with presidential elections planned for sometime in 2009.
Flag description: two equal horizontal bands of red (top) and black with a centered yellow emblem consisting of a five-pointed star within half a cogwheel crossed by a machete (in the style of a hammer and sickle)
Capital: name: Luanda geographic coordinates: 8 50 S , 13 14 E time difference: UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington , DC during Standard Time)
Climate: semiarid in south and along coast to Luanda; north has cool , dry season (May to October) and hot , rainy season (November to April)
Currency code: kwanza (AOA)
Ethnic groups: Ovimbundu 37% , Kimbundu 25% , Bakongo 13% , mestico (mixed European and native African) 2% , European 1% , other 22%
Geographic coordinates: 12 30 S , 18 30 E
Geography note: the province of Cabinda is an exclave , separated from the rest of the country by the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Government type: republic; multiparty presidential regime
Imports partners: Portugal 18% , US 10% , South Korea 10% , China 9.7% , Brazil 8.1% , South Africa 6% , France 5.8% , UK 4.3% (2007)
Internet country code: .ao
Land boundaries: 1 ,600 km
Neighbouring countries: total: 5 ,198 km border countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo 2 ,511 km (of which 225 km is the boundary of discontiguous Cabinda Province) , Republic of the Congo 201 km , Namibia 1 ,376 km , Zambia 1 ,110 km
Languages: Portuguese (official) , Bantu and other African languages
Location: Southern Africa , bordering the South Atlantic Ocean , between Namibia and Democratic Republic of the Congo
Map references: Africa
National holiday: Independence Day , 11 November (1975)
Nationality: noun: Angolan(s) adjective: Angolan
Natural hazards: locally heavy rainfall causes periodic flooding on the plateau
Population: 12 ,531 ,357 (July 2008 est.)
Religions: indigenous beliefs 47% , Roman Catholic 38% , Protestant 15% (1998 est.)
Terrain: narrow coastal plain rises abruptly to vast interior plateau
Unemployment rate: extensive unemployment and underemployment affecting more than half the population (2001 est.)

Capital of Republic of Angola

Luanda (click to view Luanda map)

Places in Angola

Browse the most comprehensive and up-to-date online directory of administrative regions and Street views in Angola. Regions are sorted in alphabetical order from level 1 to level 2 and eventually up to level 3 regions.

Bengo Province (218 google map locations)
Benguela Province (285 google map locations)
Bié Province (234 google map locations)
Cabinda Province (101 google map locations)
Cuando Cubango Province (184 google map locations)
Cunene Province (75 google map locations)
Huambo Province (823 google map locations)
Huila Province (200 google map locations)
Luanda Province (39 google map locations)
Malanje Province (566 google map locations)
Moxico Province (418 google map locations)
Namibe Province (66 google map locations)
North Kwanza Province (444 google map locations)
North Lunda Province (265 google map locations)
South Kwanza Province (510 google map locations)
South Lunda Province (140 google map locations)
Uíge Province (585 google map locations)
Zaire Province (232 google map locations)

Random cities in Angola

Luanda, the capital city of Angola.

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