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Republic of Angola
República de Angola  (Portuguese)
FlagEmblem
Anthem: Angola Avante
Onwards 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 languagesKikongo
Chokwe
Umbundu
Kimbundu
Nganguela
Kwanyama
Ethnic groups (2000)36% Ovimbundu
25% Ambundu
13% Bakongo
22% other African
2% Mestiço
1% Chinese
1% European
DemonymAngolan
GovernmentUnitarypresidentialrepublic
 • PresidentJosé Eduardo dos Santos
 • Vice PresidentManuel Vicente
LegislatureNational Assembly
Independence
 • from Portugal, as People's Republic of Angola11 November 1975 
 • Republic of Angola25 August 1992 
Area
 • Total1,246,700 km2 (23rd)
481,354 sq mi
 • Water (%)negligible
Population
 • 2014 census25,789,024[1]
 • Density20,69/km2 (199th)
53.57/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2016 estimate
 • Total$194.055 billion[2] (64th)
 • Per capita$7,501[2] (107th)
GDP (nominal)2016 estimate
 • Total$98.815 billion[2] (61st)
 • Per capita$3,819[2] (91st)
Gini (2009)42.7[3]
medium
HDI (2014)Increase 0.532[4]
low ·149th
CurrencyKwanza (AOA)
Time zoneWAT(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 October 9, 2016


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