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Angola

Presidential republic, independant since 1975

Region:
Central Africa
Area:
1,246,700 km²
Local name:
Angola
Capital:
Luanda
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Country comparison
Current time in Angola:

The countrywide time in Angola is West Africa Time (WAT).
As in many countries near the equator, there is also no daylight saving time in Angola.
So there is all over the year the same difference of 1 hours to Greenwich Mean Time.

Sunrise and sunset

Bevölkerung

28,813,000
23.11
Ø 58.7 years
Life expectancy females:
Ø 64.4 years
Birthrate:
41.8 ‰
Deathrate:
8.5 ‰
Males/Females:
49.0% : 51.0%

Population pyramid

Population pyramid Angola 2016
The currency in Angola is Kwanza (AOA).
1 Kwanza is divided into 100 Lwei.
Status: 07/18/2018
1 US$ = 253.62 Kwanza
1000 Kwanza = 3.94 US$

The climate in Angola

In Angola, as in all equatorial countries, there is a tropical climate. Unlike in Europe or the USA, there is almost no difference between the seasons. The daylight hours vary little, and the temperature differences between summer and winter are also lesser. Depending on the season, the average daytime temperatures range between 24 and 29 degrees. In some parts of the country the temperature raises up to 32 °C. In the colder months and depending in the region, the temperature lowers down to 14°C in a month's average.

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

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Languages

Official language:
Portuguese

mother tonguedistribution
Portuguese36.6 %
Ovimbundu23.0 %
Kongo8.2 %
Kimbundu7.8 %
Chokwe6.5 %
Nhaneca3.4 %
Nganguela3.1 %
Fiote2.4 %
Kwanhama2.3 %
Muhumbi2.1 %
Luvale1.0 %
other3.6 %

Religions

Branchdistribution
Roman Catholics38.0%
Protestants15.0%
Native religions47.0%

Economy more...

(per year)
GDP:86,128.03 M €
Exportations:29,937.2 M €
Importations:20,359.4 M €
Tourism receipts:567.35 M €
Unemployment rate:8.2 %
Inflation rate:34.74 %
corruption index:19 (very bad)
Energy consumption:8.3 bn kWh

Land use

0% Urban areas:1,427 km²
47% Agricultural areas:591,933 km²
46% Forest:578,593 km²
6% Others:74,746 km²

Transport more...

Roadways:51,429 km
Railways:2,852 km
Waterways:1,300 km
Airports:176

Most important cities in Angola

CityRegionPopulation
Luanda / CapitalLuanda2,825,000
N’dalatandoCuanza Norte383,000
HuamboHuambo226,000
LobitoBenguela208,000
BenguelaBenguela151,000
CuitoBié114,000
LubangoHuíla103,000
MalanjeMalanje87,000
NamibeNamibe80,000
SoioZaire67,000
CabindaCabinda66,000
UígeUíge60,000
SaurimoLunda Sul40,000
SumbeCuanza Sul33,000
MenongueCuando Cubango32,000
CaluquembeHuíla30,000
CaxitoBengo28,000
LongonjoHuambo24,000
Mbanza CongoZaire24,000
LuenaMoxico21,000
LucapaLunda Norte20,000
CamacupaBié19,000
LuauMoxico18,000
CamabatelaCuanza Norte13,000
Uacu CungoCuanza Sul11,000
OndjivaCunene10,000
CazajiLunda Sul4,760




Political indicators

(Based on the "Worldwide Governance Indicators" project of the World Bank)

Political stability:
Rule of law:
Effectivity:
Regulatory quality:
Voice accountability:
Death penalty:abolished in 1992



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