Angolae

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

Republic o Angolae
República de Angola  (Portuguese)
Emblem o Angolae
Emblem
Motto: 
  • Virtus Unita Fortior  (Laitin)
  • (Inglis: "Virtue is stranger whan unitit")
Anthem: Angola Avante
Onwarts Angolae
Location o  Angolae  (dark blue)in the African Union  (light blue)
Location o  Angolae  (dark blue)

in the African Union  (light blue)

Caipital Luanda
8°50′S 13°20′E / 8.833°S 13.333°E / -8.833; 13.333
Lairgest ceety capital
Offeecial leids Portuguese
Co-offeecial leids
Ethnic groups (2000) 36% Ovimbundu
25% Ambundu
13% Bakongo
22% ither African
2% Mestiço
1% Cheenese
1% European
Demonym Angolan
Govrenment Unitar dominant-pairty presidential constitutional republic
• Preses
João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço
Bornito de Sousa
Legislatur Naitional Assemmly
Formation
1575
11 November 1975
22 November 1976
21 Januar 2010
Aurie
• Tot
1,246,700 km2 (481,400 sq mi) (22nt)
• Watter (%)
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
• Total
$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
Siller Kwanza (AOA)
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)
Drives on the richt
Cawin code +244
Internet TLD .ao

Angolae, offeecially the Republic o Angolae (Portuguese: República de Angola, pronounced: [ʁɛˈpublika de ɐ̃ˈɡɔla]; Kongo: Repubilika ya Ngola), 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 May 2016 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "Angola". International Monetary Fund. 
  3. "Gini Index". World Bank. Archived frae the oreeginal on 9 February 2015. Retrieved 2 March 2011. 
  4. "2016 Human Development Report" (PDF). United Nations Development Programme. 2016. Retrieved 21 March 2017. 
  5. (in Inglis) Life expectancy at birth, www.cia.gov (2009)
  6. (in Portuguese) Angola mantém presença militar reforçada em Cabinda, UOL.com.br (4 June 2008)