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Republic of Angola
República de Angola  (Portuguese)
FlagEmblem
Anthem: Angola Avante!  (Portuguese)
Forward Angola!
Location of  Angola  (dark blue)in the African Union  (light blue)
Location of  Angola  (dark blue)

in the African Union  (light blue)

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
GovernmentUnitarypresidential republic
 - 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
 - 2014 census24,383,301[1]
 - Density14.8/km2 (199th)
38.4/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2014 estimate
 - Total$139.059 billion[2] (64th)
 - Per capita$6,484[2] (107th)
GDP (nominal)2014 estimate
 - Total$129.785 billion[2] (61st)
 - Per capita$6,052[2] (91st)
Gini (2009)42.7[3]
medium
HDI (2013)Steady 0.526[4]
low ·149th
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 June 30, 2015


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