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

  • Wed - Feb 24, 2021: Covid-19 - Angola With 36 New Cases, 17 Recoveries - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [ANGOP] Luanda -- Health authorities on Tuesday announced 36 new cases, 17 recovered and one death in the last 24 hours.
  • Wed - Feb 24, 2021: Tougher Test Awaits Kenya Morans in Afrobasket Finals - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [Nation] Yaounde -- After a shock 74-73 loss to Kenya Morans, African giants Angola vented their anger on Senegal in their last Group B match to win 82-51 as the second and final round of the 2021 Fiba AfroBasket qualifiers concluded here on Sunday.
  • Tue - Feb 23, 2021: Covid-19 - Angola Reports 177 Recoveries and 29 Positive Cases - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [ANGOP] Luanda -- Angola has registered, in the last 24 hours, 177 new recoveries and 29 news infections by Covid-19, the Secretary of State for Public Health, Franco Mufinda said, during the usual update session about the pandemic.
  • Tue - Feb 23, 2021: Namungo FC Humiliate CD Agosto in CAF Match - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [Citizen] Dar es Salaam -- Tanzania representatives in the African Confederation Cup, Namungo FC, have moved one step ahead in qualifying for the Groups stage after recording a 6-2 victory against CD de Agosto of Angola in a playoff encounter at the Azam Complex in Dar.
  • Mon - Feb 22, 2021: Kenya Morans Stun Powerhouse Angola to Book First Afrobasket Ticket in 28 Years - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [Capital FM] Nairobi -- Tyler Okari's well taken jump shot with one second to go propelled the Kenya Morans to a historic 74-73 victory over African powerhouses Angola to book a first ticket to the FIBA Afrobasket in 28 years.