1. World Map/
  2. Africa/
  3. Angola/
  4. Angola Travel Info.

Travel to Angola

Angola's Information

Flag of Angola
Land Area 1,246,700 km2
Total Area 1,246,700km2 (#22)
Population 25,789,024 (#50)
Population Density 20.69/km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $189.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $6,800
Currency Kwanza (AOA)
More Information Angola
Largest Cities

See Also

ATTRACTIONS: (a few major)
Angola, as a tourism destination, is remote and undiscovered, due primarily to a 40-year civil conflict that devastated the infrastructure.

Angola offers beautiful expansive beaches, wildlife parks and the vestiges of Portuguese colonialism.

Note: It is strongly advised to avoid travel to the provinces of Cabinda, Lunda Norte and Lunda Sul. Landmines are a risk outside major cities.

GENERAL INTEREST:

  • Calling Code: 244
  • Electricity: 220V, 50Hz
  • Drive on the: Right
  • Times to Travel: Angola has two seasons - dry and cool from June through September; rainy and hot from October through May

    Most travelers prefer visiting during the cooler months. During the rainy months, many parks may be closed due to flooding and roads become almost impossible to navigate as they are solid mud.

    The coastal regions are ideal for enjoying the beaches and have much less rainfall during the summer.

TOURISM SITES AND LINKS:
TOURISM TRANSPORTATION:

PASSPORTS - TRAVEL VISAS - WARNINGS:
  • NOTE: Before making your travel plans to any worldwide destination, we strongly recommend you authenticate important details regarding all applicable health, passport and visa requirements. The people at Travel Visa Pro can answer all of your questions!
  • Angola Travel Advice and Warnings
This page was last updated on November 29, 2017.

Angola Trivia

Where is Angola?

Angola is a country located in Southern Africa. The country was a former Portuguese colony but gained self-rule in 1975. After years of civil war, Angola is slowly emerging as a major economic powerhouse in Africa, and has one of the fastest growing economies in the world.

Fun Facts about Angola

What Languages are Spoken in Angola?

Angola is a Southern African nation with a single official language and several national languages. Portuguese, introduced during the colonial era in the country, is spoken widely in the country. It is the official and most spoken language of Angola. Kikongo, Umbundu, and Kimbundu are the most popular indigenous languages of the country.

What Languages Are Spoken In Angola?

What is the Leading Cause of Death in Angola?

Diarrheal disease is the leading cause of death in Angola, responsible for a total of 12.5% of deaths.

Leading Causes Of Death In Angola

What is the Largest Ethnic Group in Angola?

More than one-third of Angolans are Ovimbundu, while around one-fourth are Ambundu. The Bakongo people comprise the third largest Angolan ethnic group.

Largest Ethnic Groups In Angola

What Kind of Amphibians Come From Angola?

Angola's native amphibians include Hildebrandtii ornatissima, an endemic frog that can survive in both dry and moist environments. Other amphibians include the bushveld rain frog and the Masako ball frog.

Native Amphibians Of Angola

What Kind of Government Does Angola Have?

Angola is a presidential republic, whereby the President of Angola is both head of state and head of government.

What Type Of Government Does Angola Have?

Trending on WorldAtlas

Countries of Africa