Flag of Angola

Flag of Angola

Facts

  • Population » 29 million
  • Languages » Portuguese (official), Umbundu, Kimbundu, Kikongo
  • Religion » Christianity
  • Life expectancy » 58 years (men), 64 years (women)
  • Currency » kwanza

Geography

Map of Angola

Map of Angola

Maps

Notes

  • Angola has been an independent nation since 1975
    • Previously was a Portuguese colony
  • Although rich in oil and mineral reserves, Angola is one of the poorest in the world

Health

Climate

  • Angola has two seasons:
    • Dry season (May to October)
    • Hot rainy season (November to April)

Tourism

Overland

  • Drive » Right side

Safety and Security

  • There is a high level of crime in Luanda, the capital city
    • Avoid walking around the city, at any time
    • Areas popular with foreigners are targets
  • General advice is to avoid crowded places such as markets
  • International Crisis Group

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This page was last updated on 2021.06.03 by Robert Vinet