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

  • Sun - Sep 20, 2020: Covid-19 - Angola With 59 New Infections, 38 Recovered - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [ANGOP] Luanda -- Angola has reported 59 new infections, three deaths and 38 recovered patients in the last 24 hours.
  • Sat - Sep 19, 2020: Angola Reiterates Commitment to Development - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [ANGOP] Luanda -- President João Lourenço reiterated Friday the country's commitment to work for the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, in the framework of the 2030 Agenda.
  • Sat - Sep 19, 2020: Angola Owes China U.S.$20.1bn - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [ANGOP] Luanda -- Angola's debt to China is estimated at USD 20.1 billion, and is the country's largest creditor, said Finance Minister Vera Daves Friday.
  • Fri - Sep 18, 2020: Ports Should Operate As Transshipment of Goods in Africa - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [ANGOP] Luanda -- Angolan minister of Transport Ricardo D'Abreu Wednesday announced the government intention to make the Angolan Port facilities true regional logistic platforms for transhipping African commodities.
  • Fri - Sep 18, 2020: Angola Opens New Era in Construction of Roads - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [ANGOP] Mussende -- Angolan minister of Public Works and Urbanism Manuel Tavares de Almeida said Friday in Mussende, coastal Cuanza Sul province, that the country opened new era in terms of building roads based on Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) standards.