|Republic of Angola
República de Angola
Repubilika ya Ngola
|Anthem: Angola Avante!
and largest city
|Recognised national languages||Kikongo
|Ethnic groups (2000)||
22% other African
|Government||Unitary presidential republic|
|-||President||José Eduardo dos Santos|
|-||Vice President||Manuel Vicente|
|-||from Portugal||11 November 1975|
|-||Total||1,246,700 km2 (23rd)
481,354 sq mi
|GDP (PPP)||2012 estimate|
|-||Total||$128.288 billion (64th)|
|-||Per capita||$6,346 (107th)|
|GDP (nominal)||2012 estimate|
|-||Total||$118.719 billion (61st)|
|-||Per capita||$5,873 (91st)|
|HDI (2013)|| 0.508
low · 148th
|Time zone||WAT (UTC+1)|
|-||Summer (DST)||not observed (UTC+1)|
|Drives on the||right|
Angola is a member state of the African Union, the Community of Portuguese Language Countries, the Latin Union, South Atlantic Peace and Cooperation Zone and the Southern African Development Community.
There was a civil war from 1975 to 2002.
Angola is the world's twenty-third largest country. Angola is bordered by Namibia to the south, Zambia to the east, the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the north-east, and the South Atlantic Ocean to the west.
Angola's average temperature on the coast is 60°c in the winter and 70°c in the summer. It has two seasons; dry season (May to October) and hot rainy season (November to April).
Angola's population is estimated to be 18,498,000 (2009).
Angola is divided into eighteen provinces.
See List of settlements in Angola for the cities and towns in the country.