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Angola

Angola Placed in Central Africa with coastline towards the South Atlantic Ocean, Angola will offer you a national park, where you can stay in bungalows and go out and experience the wild animals, beautiful waterfalls, fishing aeras, or the capital city Luanda with fortress, national museum of anthropology or of slavery. You can explore a bit of everything.

Area: 1.247.031 Km²
Population: 10.366.000 (2001 est.)
Density: 8,5 pop/Km²

System of government: Popular republic
Capital: Luanda (2.081.000 pop.)
Major cities: Huambo 200.000 pop.
Ethnic majority: Mbundu 56%, Bakongo 13%, Ciokwe 9%, others 22%
Border countries: Republic of the Congo NORTH (Cabinda Province), Democratic Republic of the Congo NORTH-EAST, Zambia EAST, Namibia SOUTH

Principal mountains: Serra Môco 2620 m
Principal rivers: Cubango 1300 Km (angolan tract, total 1800 Km), Cunene 1020 Km, Cuanza 1000 Km
Principal lakes: -
Principal islands: -
Climate: Tropical

Language: Portuguese (official), Bantu dialect
Religion: Indigenous Beliefs 47%, Catholic 38%, Protestant 15%
Currency: Kwanza (AOA)

Fixed public holidays: 1/1, 4/2, 8/3, 27/3, 14/4, 1/5, 1/6, 1/8, 17/9, 11/11, 1/12, 10/12, 25/12
Dialling code: 00244
GMT: +1

World Heritage List: -