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Where is Angola?

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Located in the continent of Africa, Angola covers 1,246,700 square kilometers of land, making it the 23rd largest nation in terms of land area.

Angola became an independent state in 1975, after gaining its sovereignty from Portugal. The population of Angola is 18,056,072 (2012) and the nation has a density of 14 people per square kilometer.

The currency of Angola is the Kwanza (AOA). As well, the people of Angola are refered to as Angolan.

The dialing code for the country is 244 and the top level internet domain for Angolan sites is .ao.

Angola shares land borders with 4 countries: Namibia, Zambia, Congo, Democratic Republic Of The Congo.

To learn more, visit our detailed Angola section.

Quick facts

Population 18,056,072
Density 14.5 / km2 ( 37.5 / mi2 )
Language Portuguese
Independence Year 1975
Capital Luanda (Luanda)
Currency Kwanza
GDP 131,000,000,000 (2014 data)
GDP per Capita 7,255 (2014 data)
Land Area 1,246,700 km2 (481,353 mi2)
Neighbouring Countries Namibia, Zambia, The Congo, The Democratic Republic Of The Congo
Minimum Longitude 11.670
Maximum Longitude 24.080
Mininum Latitude -18.040
Maximum Latitude -4.370

What is the capital of Angola?

map showing the location of Angola
Location of Luanda on a map.

Luanda is the capital city of Angola. It has a population of 2,776,168, and is located on a latitue of -8.84 and longitude of 13.23.

Luanda is also the political center of Angola, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Executive head of state.

Quick Facts About Luanda, the Capital Of Angola

City Luanda
Country Angola
Population 2,776,168
Longitude 13.23432000
Latitude -8.83682000
Elevation 73 meters over sea level

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This page was last updated on October 2, 2015.