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Angola

Country Name 

The Republic of Angola.

 

Location

A country in south-central Africa, with its border with Namibia to the south,

the Congo to the north and Zambia to the east and the Atlantic Ocean to the

west.

 

Reason For Naming The Country

The name Angola is derived from the word ngola, a title for kings used in the state of Ndongo during the early centuries.

 

Capital

Luanda

 

Flag

The national flag of the present Republic of Angola was adopted since its independence from Portugal on 11 November 1975.  

The flag consists of two colors of red and black and there

is a gear, a sickle and a yellow star.

The flag of Angola contains the emblem of the political party

that governs the country.

The party's logo contains a yellow star, which is present on

the current flag.

The red symbolizes socialism, while the black color symbolizes the continent of Africa. The sickle symbolizes agriculture and peasantry and is devoted to industrial iand stars to the Labor Party.

 

Language

The official language is Portuguese, where the majority of the population speaks 80% of the population of Angola and the second most widely spoken English language.

There are several other African languages, including Umbondo, Kimbundu, Kikungu, Chokwihu and Ofampu.

The Chukuya language is spoken by the people of Central Africa, divided between Angola, Congo, Kinshasa and Zambia. Southern Mabondo, spoken by the Afambondo tribe in the mountains of central Angola, a Bantu language (513 languages), is widespread in Angola. The tribe of Ovimbundu, Angola's largest tribe, accounts for about a third of the country's population.

The language of Mbondo or northern Mbondo is one of the most widely spoken languages in Angola, especially in the north-west, especially in Malange. It is spoken by nearly three million people.

Religion

Most of the population is Christian, 38% of Roman Catholic, 15% Protestant and 25% Christian.

There are also 47% practicing local religions and beliefs. There is a minority of Muslims estimated at 1%.

Currency

 Quanza

 

Time Zone

+01:00 GMT

 

Government Regime

Republican rule

 

Climate in Angola

The climate in southern Angola is almost dry, with the north experiencing a cold and dry season from May to October, followed by a hot and rainy season from November to April.

 

Phone Code

 +244

 

Internet Code

.ao

 

Some Facts About Angola

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Angol Location
Angola Flag
Kwanza currency
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