Overview of Angola

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Officially name: The Republic of Angola

Capital: Luanda

Largest city: Luanda

Official language: Portuguese

Government: Presidential republic

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Angola is a country in south-central Africa bordered by Namibia on the south, Democratic Republic of the Congo on the north, and Zambia on the east; its west coast is on the Atlantic Ocean.


Total 1,246,700 km2 (23rd)
Water (%) negligible


2009 estimate 18,498,000
Density 14.8/km2 (199th)
38.4/sq mi

Currency: Kwanza (AOA)

Time zone

Summer (DST) not observed (UTC+1)

Drives on the right

Internet TLD: .ao

Calling code: +244