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

  • Tue - Aug 3, 2021: Angola Reports 38 New Cases, 142 Recoveries - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [ANGOP] Luanda -- Health authorities announced Sunday 38 new cases and 142 recoveries.
  • Mon - Aug 2, 2021: Angola, Ghana Committed to Agriculture and Mining Industry - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [ANGOP] Accra -- Angola and Ghana are committed to strengthening cooperation in transport, mining, agriculture, training and education and defence field.
  • Mon - Aug 2, 2021: Defence Minister Mourns MP José Ilenga - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [ANGOP] Luanda -- Angolan minister of National Defense and Motherland Veterans João Ernesto dos Santos expressed last Saturday deep dismay over the death of the MP José Carlos Ilenga "Explosivo", happen last Tuesday victim of illness.
  • Mon - Aug 2, 2021: Uan With 3,690 Vacancies for 2021/2022 School Year - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [ANGOP] Luanda -- Agostinho Neto University (UAN) has available 3,690 places for 2021/2022 academic year in the different courses of its 10 organic units, with online enrollment starting this Monday, due to covid-19.
  • Mon - Aug 2, 2021: Malanje Gets Roller Skating Equipment - AllAfrica News: Angola
    [ANGOP] Malanje -- Malanje roller hockey association received on Saturday, sticks, wheels, gloves, packs, skates and gloves from the Angola Roller Hockey Federation with the aim to aid dissemination of the practice of this sport in the region.