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Republic of Angola

República de Angola
(Portuguese)
FlagEmblem
Anthem: Angola Avante!  (Portuguese)
Forward Angola!
Capital
and largest city
Luanda
8°50′S13°20′E / 8.833°S 13.333°E / -8.833; 13.333
Official languagesPortuguese
Recognised national languages
Ethnic groups (2000)
DemonymAngolan
GovernmentUnitarypresidentialrepublic
 - PresidentJosé Eduardo dos Santos
 - Vice PresidentManuel Vicente
LegislatureNational Assembly
Independence
 - from Portugal11 November 1975 
Area
 - Total1,246,700 km2 (23rd)
481,354 sq mi
 - Water (%)negligible
Population
 - 2009 estimate18,498,000[1][2]
 - Density14.8/km2 (199th)
38.4/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2012 estimate
 - Total$128.288 billion[3] (64th)
 - Per capita$6,346[3] (107th)
GDP (nominal)2012 estimate
 - Total$118.719 billion[3] (61st)
 - Per capita$5,873[3] (91st)
Gini (2009)42.7[4]
medium
HDI (2013)Increase 0.508
low ·148th
CurrencyKwanza (AOA)
Time zoneWAT(UTC+1)
 - Summer (DST)not observed (UTC+1)
Drives on theright
Calling code+244
ISO 3166 codeAO
Internet TLD.ao

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 26, 2012


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