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sovereign state, country
Part ofMiddle Africa Edit
Inception25 August 1992 Edit
Native labelRepública de Angola, Angola Edit
Short name🇦🇴 Edit
Ethnic groupOvimbundu people, Mbundu people, Kongo people, Mestiço, European people Edit
Participant inKivu conflict Edit
Official languagePortuguese Edit
AnthemAngola Avante Edit
Cultureculture of Angola Edit
MottoQ102185417 Edit
Motto textVirtus Unita Fortior Edit
ContinentAfrica Edit
CountryAngola Edit
CapitalLuanda Edit
Located in or next to body of waterAtlantic Ocean Edit
Coordinate location12°21′0″S 17°21′0″E Edit
Coordinates of easternmost point13°0′3″S 24°3′29″E Edit
Coordinates of northernmost point4°22′12″S 12°45′0″E Edit
Coordinates of southernmost point18°2′19″S 20°49′32″E Edit
Coordinates of westernmost point16°35′0″S 11°42′0″E Edit
Highest pointMount Moco Edit
Lowest pointAtlantic Ocean Edit
Government hin basic formrepublic, presidential system Edit
Office held by head of statePresident of Angola Edit
State hin headJoão Lourenço Edit
Office held by head of governmentPresident of Angola Edit
Government hin headJoão Lourenço Edit
Legislative bodyNational Assembly Edit
Central bankNational Bank of Angola Edit
Located in time zoneUTC+01:00, Africa/Luanda Edit
Currencykwanza Edit
Dey share bother plusNamibia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zambia, Republic of the Congo, Gabon Edit
Studied byAngolan studies Edit
Driving sideright Edit
Electrical plug typeEuroplug Edit
ReplacesPeople's Republic of Angola Edit
Official website Edit
HashtagAngola Edit
Top-level Internet Edit
Flagflag of Angola Edit
Coat of armsEmblem of Angola Edit
Has qualitynot-free country Edit
Geography of topicgeography of Angola Edit
History of topichistory of Angola Edit
Economy of topiceconomy of Angola Edit
Demographics of topicdemographics of Angola Edit
Mobile country code631 Edit
Country calling code+244 Edit
Trunk prefixno value Edit
Emergency phone number113, 115, 116 Edit
Maritime identification digits603 Edit
Unicode character🇦🇴 Edit
Category for mapsCategory:Maps of Angola Edit

Angola (/ænˈɡoʊlə/ (listen); Portuguese: [ɐ̃ˈɡɔlɐ]; Kongo: Ngola, dem dey pronounce am [ŋɔla]), alias Republic of Angola (Portuguese: República de Angola), be sam country wey dey de west-central coast of Southern Africa. Ebe de second-largest Lusophone (Portuguese-speaking) country for both total area den population (edey behind Brazil for both cases), den ebe de seventh-largest country insyd Africa. Edey share border plus Namibia to ein south, de Democratic Republic of the Congo to ein north, Zambia to ein east, den de Atlantic Ocean to ein west. Angola get exclave province, de province of Cabinda, wey dey share border plus Republic of the Congo den de Democratic Republic of the Congo. Dema capital den most populous city be Luanda.

Dem inhabit Angola since de Paleolithic Age. Ein formation as nation-state dey originate from Portuguese colonisation, wey initially begin plus coastal settlements den trading posts dem found for de 16th century insyd. For de 19th century insyd, European settlers gradually begin establish dema body for de interior insyd. Na de Portuguese colony wey cam turn Angola no get ein present borders til de early 20th century, dey owe go resistance by native groups such as de Cuamato, de Kwanyama den de Mbunda.

Angola get vast mineral den petroleum reserves, wey ein economy be among de fastest-growing for de world insyd, especially since de end of de civil war; howeva, economic growth be highly uneven, plus chaw of de nation ein wealth concentrate insyd disproportionately small part of de population; de largest investment den trade partners be China den de United States.[1] De standard of living remain low give chaw Angolans; life expectancy be among de lowest for de world insyd, while infant mortality be among de highest.[2] Since 2017, de government of João Lourenço make corruption fight ein flagship, so much so dat dem either jail anaa chaw individuals of de previous government dey wedge trial. Whilst foreign diplomats dey recognise dis efforts say ebe legitimate,[3] sam skeptics dey see de actions as ebe politically motivated.[4]

Angola be member of de United Nations, OPEC, African Union, de Community of Portuguese Language Countries, den de Southern African Development Community. As of 2021, dem estimate de Angolan population for 32.87 million. Angola be multicultural den multiethnic. Angolan culture dey reflect centuries of Portuguese influence, namely de predominance of de Portuguese language den of de Catholic Church, intermingle plus variety of indigenous customs den traditions.

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