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 - Oct 20, 2021: João Lourenço Congratulates Cape Verdean President-Elect - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [ANGOP] Luanda -- The Angolan Head of State, João Lourenço, this Tuesday congratulated the newly elected President of Cape Verde, José Maria Neves, for the victory achieved in the Presidential Elections on the 17th of this month.
  • Wed - Oct 20, 2021: Turkey to Invest in Energy Production in Angola - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [ANGOP] Luanda -- Entrepreneurs from Angola and Turkey signed Monday in Luanda agreements providing for the implementation of electrical power production projects in the Angolan provinces of Cabinda, Zaire and Namibe.
  • Tue - Oct 19, 2021: How the Radical Became Normal in Angola - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [African Arguments] When everyone knows the emperor has no clothes but no one dares say it out loud, even the smallest acts of dissent become ones of radical defiance.
  • Mon - Oct 18, 2021: Covid-19 - Angola Reports 53 New Infections, Two Deaths - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [ANGOP] Luanda -- Angolan health authorities announced on Sunday 53 new infections and two deaths in the last 24 hours.
  • Mon - Oct 18, 2021: Turkish President Arrives in Luanda for State Visit - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [ANGOP] Luanda -- Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived Sunday in Luanda for a two-day state visit to Angola, aimed at strengthening friendship ties and bilateral cooperation.