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: 29,310,273 (2017)

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

Major Ethnic Groups:

  • Ovimbundu: 36%
  • Kimbundu: 25%
  • Bakongo: 13%
  • Mestico (mixed European and native African): 2%
  • Chinese: 1%
  • 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

  • Fri - Feb 15, 2019: EU Available to Fund Civil Society Organisations - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [ANGOP] Huambo -The European Union plans to released 65 million Euro to fund projects of the organization of Angolan civil society aimed at strengthening their intervention capacity.
  • Fri - Feb 15, 2019: Young Woman Raped in Park in Lubango - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [ANGOP] Lubango -A 21-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by criminals when she was walking with a friend last Monday in the interior of the "Nossa Senhora do Monte" park in Lubango city, southern Huíla province.
  • Fri - Feb 15, 2019: Angola Benefits From U.S. Financial, Technical Support - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [ANGOP] Luanda -Angola is among the three African countries that will benefit from funding and technical support from the United States to boost economic activity in the country.
  • Fri - Feb 15, 2019: President Trump Hails Reforms, Fight Against Corruption in Angola - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [ANGOP] Luanda -US President Donald Trump on Thursday congratulated his Angolan counterpart, João Lourenço, on the reforms and the fight against corruption.
  • Fri - Feb 15, 2019: Angola Hosts World Tourism Forum - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [ANGOP] Luanda -The Republic of Angola will host the World Tourism Assembly from 23 to 25 May, announced Thursday the chairperson of the World Forum, Bulut Baggi.