Angola is the country of African Continent located the south-central region. The official name is the Republic of Angola. With an area of over 1.247 sq million, it is the seventh largest country in Africa. It shares its border with Nambia in the south, Zambia in the east, the Democratic Republic of Congo in the north, and the Atlantic Ocean in the west. The Cabinda is an exclave province of Angola that shares its border with Democratic Republic of Congo and Republic of Congo. The National Motto is Virtus Unita Fortior (in English: “Virtue is stronger when united”).
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- 1 Holiday in Angola 2019
- 2 President of Angola
- 3 Prime Minister of Angola
- 4 Population of Angola
- 5 Angolan Flag
- 6 Angolan Currency
- 7 Angolan Religion
Holiday in Angola 2019
|Tuesday||January 01||New Year’s Day|
|Monday||February 04||Liberation day||Colonial repression martyr’s day|
|Tuesday||March 05||carnival||Celebrated Tuesday before Ash Wednesday|
|Friday||March 08||Women’s day||Weekday Closest to International Women’s Day|
|Thursday||April 04||Peace day||Day of Peace and Reconciliation|
|Friday||April 19||Good Friday||Friday before Easter Sunday|
|Sunday||April 21||Easter Day|
|Wednesday||May 01||Labour day||International Observance began with the Haymarket Riot in Chicago|
|Tuesday||September 17||National Heroes’ Hay|
|Saturday||November 02||All Souls’ Day||Memorial Day|
|Monday||November 11||Independence Day|
|Wednesday||December 25||Christmas day and family day|
Capital of Angola
Luanda is the most popular, important and national capital of Angola. It is formally named as São Paulo da Assunção de Loanda. This city is located on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean and also, serves as the major port as well as primary urban, industrial, and cultural center.
President of Angola
João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço is the current president of Angola and elected in 2017, Sep-26. He is a former football player and the 4th president.
Prime Minister of Angola
Prime Minister of Angola is considered as highest government official according to the constitution of 1992. But the 2010 constitution of Angola integrates the authorities of Prime Minister into President Office.
Population of Angola
The total population of Angola is over 29.78 million which is 0.41% of the total world’s population. Angola ranked on 46th number among the most populated countries.
The national flag of Angola has two bars of red and green color with the yellow emblem located in the center. The emblem is like a half gear wheel crossed by a machete.
The national currency of Angolan is kwanza. The official code for currency is AOA and commonly used symbol is Kz.
In Angola there are almost 1,000 different religions are practiced by the locals, but the majority of them are Roman Catholic and others are Baptists, Methodists, Congregationalist, Lutherns, Seventh-day Adventists, and Reformed Churches.
Angolan Dialing code
The international dialing code of Angola is +244.
The crime rate of Angola
Albania has crime index 64.87 and safety index 35.13 in the world.
|Crime Rates||Index Number||Comments|
|Crime Increasing Rate in Past 3 Years||64.29||High|
|Thing stolen & Home Broken cases||60.61||High|
|Being Mugged & Robbed cases||70.59||High|
|Car stolen cases||51.43||Moderate|
|Thing from car stolen cases||70.45||High|
|Being Attacked worries||60.29||High|
|Being insulted worries||44.85||Moderate|
|Being attacked based on Religion & colour worries||37.12||Low|
|Using & Dealing in Drugs Cases||51.47||Moderate|
|Violent Crime such as Armed Robbery||75.00||High|
Airport of Angola
The airports in Angola are managed by the company called National Company to Manage Airports and Air Aviation (ENANA). Some of busiest airports are Ambriz Airport, Andulo Airport, Benguela Airport, Cabinda Airport, Cacolo Airport, and Cafunfo Airport.
Top Destinations of Angola
Angola is most likely one of the last countries you will think like a traveler goal. However, it’s a standout amongst the loveliest countries. In different conditions Angola would be the best travel goal in Africa and visit Angola would be an absolute necessity to any travel lover.
The top destinations for traveling are the Island of Luanda, Island of Mussulo, Mirandouro da Lua, Kissama National Park, and beaches of Cabo Ledo and Sangano.
Area of Angola
The total area of Angola is over 1.247 million sq kilometers.
GDP of Angola
According to an estimate in 2017, the GDP of Angola is 124.21 billion US Dollars which is 0.20% of the total world’s economy.
Sports of Angola
The most loved game in Angola is Football also the national team has qualified for FIFA in 2006. Many players from Angola have played for Portugal and Germany.