Angola

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INFORMATION

Capital: Luanda

Government: Presidential Republic

Current President: João Lourenço

Economy:

  • Oil production and its supporting activities contribute about 85% of GDP.
  • Diamond exports contribute an additional 5%.

Population: 32,522,339 (2020)

Land Size: 1.25 million sq km (481,354 sq miles)

Major Ethnic Groups:

  • Ovimbundu: 37%
  • Kimbundu: 25%
  • Bakongo: 13%
  • Mestico (mixed European and native African): 2%
  • European: 1%
  • Other: 22%
Religions:

  • Indigenous beliefs: 47%
  • Roman Catholic: 38%
  • Protestant: 15%

Language(s):

  • Portuguese (official)
  • Umbundu
  • Kongo
  • Other

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RECENT NEWS

  • Thu - Dec 2, 2021: World Bank Provides U.S.$250 Million to Empower Teenagers - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [ANGOP] Luanda -- The Angolan Government and the World Bank (WB) signed, Wednesday, a financing agreement valued at USD 250 million to support Angola's efforts to empower girls and boys and combat learning poverty.
  • Wed - Dec 1, 2021: President Unveils Cardiopulmonary Hospital Complex - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [ANGOP] Luanda -- Angolan president João Lourenço Tuesday inaugurated the Cardinal Dom Alexandre do Nascimento Hospital Complex for Cardiopulmonary Diseases, previously called Luanda Sanatorium Hospital.
  • Tue - Nov 30, 2021: AU Defends African Identity Strengthening - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [ANGOP] Luanda -- The commissioner of the African Union (AU), Josefa Sacko, said this Saturday that Africa must affirm its history and identity, having the culture of peace as its priority, for a harmonious and healthy coexistence of peoples.
  • Tue - Nov 30, 2021: Petro Thrash Progresso, Cement Strengthen Championship Lead - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [ANGOP] Luanda -- Petro de Luanda beat Progresso do Sambizanga 4-0 on Sunday in the ninth round of the national first division football Championship to remain leader of the competition with 23 points, while Progresso do Sambizanga remain at the bottom of the table with five points.
  • Tue - Nov 30, 2021: Angola Amputee Football Team Thrash Zanzibar - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [ANGOP] Luanda -- Angola national amputee football team thrashed 14-0 Zanzibar on Sunday in the first round of the African Cup of football for amputees taking place on Saturday in Dar-es-Salaam (Tanzania).