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Angola is pronounced ang·gow·luh” and and is one of the 9 countries located in Central Africa. This country gained its independence on November 11, 1975 from Portugal. Continue reading below to learn more about the beautiful African country, Angola.

Angola African Country Flag

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What Does The Angola Flag Represent?

  • Red: represents the historical bloodshed
  • BLACK: represents Africa
  • YELLOW: of the emblem represents the wealth of the nation

Where is Angola located?

Angola is located in Central Africa bordered by DR Congo, Zambia, and Namibia.

World Data Locator Map, Angola

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What Timezone is the Angola in?

Eastern Standard Time


Facts About Angola:

  1. Capital: Luanda
  2. Population: 31 Million


What Are The Official Languages of Angola?

Portuguese is the official language of Angola. The most widely spoken indigenous languages are Umbundu, Kimbundu and Kikongo.

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What Is The Currency of Angola?

Kwanza (AOA) is currency used in Angola.

$1 = 430.20

$20 = 8604.08

$60 = 25812.24

Kwanza - the currency of Angola - 2000 Kwanzas bank notes

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What Are The Religions of Angola?

Religion: In Angola the 2 main religions practiced are; Roman Catholic (56%) and Protestant (23%). Other religions include; Christian (14%).


What Are The Traditional Foods of Angola?

Tourist Attractions

Places to visit in Angola:

I hope this information has given you more insight into Angola but there is so much more to learn! Visit their tourism website here to see more.

Also be sure to checkout articles on each of the 54 countries in Africa by clicking here: Countries of Africa