General Data

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Official Name: Republic of Angola
   
Land Area: 1,246,700 Km²
   
Population: 12,799,293 (July 2009 est.)
   
Capital City: Luanda (with around 3 million population)
   
Language: Portuguese
   
National Holiday: Independence Day, 11 November (1975, from Portugal)
   
Legal System: Based on Portuguese Civil Law System and Customary Law
   
Main Cities: Luanda, Huambo, Lobito, Benguela, Lubango, Malange, Cabinda and Soyo
   
Provinces: 18: Cabinda, Zaire, Uige, Lunda Norte, Lunda Sul, Malange, Bengo, Luanda, Kwanza Norte, Kwanza Sul, Benguela, Huambo, Bie, Moxico, Kuando-Kubango, Huila, Namibe abd Cunene
   
Religion: Most of the Population is Christian
   
Time: One hour ahead of GMT
   
Currency: Kwanza (Exchange Rate 1 US$ = 75.023 Kz) (2008 est.)