|Time zone:||GMT +1 (West Africa time)||Daylight savings: None|
|Other languages:||Bantu, Umbundo, Lunda, Kikongo, Chokwe, Kwanyama|
€1 = Kz186, $1 = Kz166, £1 = Kz221
(rates as of Sep 2016)
|Internet Domain:||.ao||International Dialling Code: 244|
For help planning your trip to Angola including visas, vaccinations, currency exchange, flights, accomodation and insurance, see our Angola trip planning page.
Further information on Angola
Discover more about Angola - the country's geogrpahy and natural features, an assessment of its status on freedom and rights and data on the country's population and economy.
Geography & Natural Features
Total area: 1,246,700 sq km (0 sq km under water)
Coastline: 1,600 km (Atlantic Ocean)
Climate: Semi-arid climate in south and along coast to Luanda. Wet and tropical climate in the north with cool, dry season (May to October) and hot, rainy season (November to April).
Highest mountain: Morro de Moco (2,620m)
Freedom & Rights
Summary status and rankings for Angola from classifications of different organisations measuring political and economic freedom, democracy and civil rights. See more details of these rankings.
|Freedom in the World||Not Free||-|
|Democracy Index||Authoritarian regime||133/167|
|Press Freedom||Difficult situation||121/179|
|ILGA LGBT rights||No rights||-|
|Corruption Perceptions||High corruption||161/174|
Other Data & Links
Full name: Republic of Angola Status: Independent Country
Population: 19,088,106 (rank: 58/196) Density: 15.3 people/sq km (rank: 172/196)
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% (1998 est.)
GDP (PPP): $131.8 billion GDP per capita: $6,300 (rank: 120/195)