GEOGRAPHY
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GEOGRAPHY


Angola is located in the western region of southern Africa, with the following spatial data:
 
  • Latitude - North - 04°22`G / South - 18°02`G.
  • Longitude - East - 24°05`EG / West - 11°41'EG
  • Area: 1,246,700 km22
  • Extension of the Atlantic Coast: 1,650 km
  • Land boundaries: 4,837 km
  • Countries bordering the North: Republic of Congo and Democratic Republic of Congo.
  • Countries bordering the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and Republic of Zambia.
  • Countries bordering the South: Republic of Namibia.
  • West: Atlantic Ocean.

Angola has 18 provinces:

Province Extension Capital mapangola
Bengo 33.016 Caxito
Benguela 39.826 Benguela
Bié 70.314 Kuito
Cabinda 7.270 Cabinda
Kuando-Kubango 199.049 Menongue
Kwanza-Norte 24.110 N'dalatando
Kwanza-Sul 55.600 Sumbe
Cunene 87.342 Ondjiva
Huambo 34.270 Huambo
Huíla 79.022 Lubango
Luanda 2.417 Luanda
Lunda-Norte 103.000 Dundo
Lunda-Sul 77.367 Saurimo
Malanje 97.602 Malanje
Moxico 223.023 Luena
Namibe 57.091 Namibe
Uíge 58.698 Uíge
Zaire 40.130 M'Banza Congo

Approximately 65% of the territory is situated at an altitude between 1000 and 1600 meters.

The official currency is the Kwanza. The official language is Portuguese, in addition to other languages different national languages (dialects), the most spoken: the Kikongo, Kimbundu, Tchokwe, Umbundo, Mbunda, Kwanyama, Nyaneka, Fiot, Nganguela, etc..