Angola

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Coordinates: 12°30′S 18°30′E / 12.500°S 18.500°E / -12.500; 18.500

Republict o Angola

República de Angola  (Script error: The function "name_from_code" does not exist.)
Banner o Angola
Banner
Emblem o Angola
Emblem
Motto: 
  • Virtus Unita Fortior  (Script error: The function "name_from_code" does not exist.)
  • (Inglis: "Virtue is stranger whan unitit")
AnthemAngola Avante
Onwarts Angola
Location o  Angola  (dark blue) in the African Union  (light blue)
Location o  Angola  (dark blue)

in the African Union  (light blue)

CaipitalLuanda
8°50′S 13°20′E / 8.833°S 13.333°E / -8.833; 13.333
Lairgest ceetycapital
Offeecial leidsPortuguese
Co-offeecial leids
Ethnic groups
(2000)
36% Ovimbundu
25% Ambundu
13% Bakongo
22% ither African
2% Mestiço
1% Cheenese
1% European
Demonym(s)Angolan
GovrenmentUnitar dominant-pairty presidential constitutional republic
• Preses
João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço
Bornito de Sousa
LegislaturNaitional Assemmly
Formation
1575
11 November 1975
22 November 1976
21 Januar 2010
Aurie
• Total
1,246,700 km2 (481,400 sq mi) (22nt)
• Water (%)
negligible
Population
• 2014 census
25,789,024[1]
• Density
20.69/km2 (53.6/sq mi) (199t)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$193.935 billion[2] (64th)
• Per capita
$6,881[2] (107t)
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Tot
$122.365 billion[2] (61st)
• Per capita
$4,342[2] (91st)
Gini (2009)42.7[3]
medium
HDI (2015)Increase 0.564[4]
medium · 150t
CurrencyKwanza (AOA)
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)
Drivin sidericht
Cawin code+244
Internet TLD.ao

Angola or Angolie, the Republict o Angola (Portuguese: República de Angola, pronounced: [ʁɛˈpublika de ɐ̃ˈɡɔla]; Kongo: Repubilika ya Ngola) official-like, is a kintra in sooth-central Africae bordered bi Namibie on the sooth, Democratic Republic o the Congo on the north, an Zambie on the east; its wast coast is on the Atlantic Ocean wi Luanda as its caipital ceety. The exclave province o Cabinda haes a border wi the Republic o the Congo an the Democratic Republic o the Congo. Angola wis a Portuguese owerseas territory frae the 16t century tae 1975. Efter independence, Angola wis the scene o an intense ceevil war frae 1975 tae 2002. The kintra is the seicont-lairgest petroleum an diamond producer in sub-Saharan Africae; housomeivver, its life expectancy an infant mortality rates are baith amang the wirst ranked in the warld.[5] In August 2006, a peace treaty wis signed wi a faction o the FLEC, a separatist guerrilla group frae the Cabinda exclave in the North, which is still active.[6] Aboot 65% o Angola's petroleum comes frae that region.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 2014 population census (INE Angola) Archived 6 Mey 2016 at the Wayback Machine
  2. a b c d "Angola". International Monetary Fund.
  3. "Gini Index". World Bank. Archived frae the original on 9 Februar 2015. Retrieved 2 Mairch 2011. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  4. "2016 Human Development Report" (PDF). United Nations Development Programme. 2016. Retrieved 21 Mairch 2017.
  5. (in Inglis) Life expectancy at birth[deid airtin], www.cia.gov (2009)
  6. (in Portuguese) Angola mantém presença militar reforçada em Cabinda, UOL.com.br (4 June 2008)