Europe       Africa        South America North America       Australia         Asia


Angola - flag

Angola facts - great collection of trivia.

Last update : 20 december 2016


Angola information

Angola is a country in southwestern Africa on the Atlantic Ocean.

Capital : Luanda
Language :  Portuguese
Currency :  Kwanza
Population : 25 789 024
Area : 1 246 700 km2

Angola map

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars6 Stars7 Stars8 Stars9 Stars10 Stars (2 votes, average: 10.00 out of 10)
Loading...
Angola facts

1. Independence from Portugal was obtained 11 November 1975  year.
2. The population density is 14 people/km2.
3. The highest peak is Morro de Môco – 2 620 m above sea level.
4. The longest river is the Kuanza.
5. Favorite sport is basketball.
6. Full name of the country – Republic of Angola.
7. The name Angola comes from the word “Angola”, the title used by the rulers of precolonial Kingdom of Ndongo.
8. The average temperature is 16 °C in winter and 21 °C in summer.
9. The main religion is Catholicism – 60,5 %.
10. This country is 5,1 times higher than United Kingdom.

11. In Angola it is one of the largest waterfalls in Africa – Ruacana Falls.

12. In Angola lives a giant antelope Sable. Until recently it was believed the species to be extinct.

13. By increased oil production, Angola is one of the fastest growing economies in the world.

14. From 1975 to 2002 in the Angolan civil war, which killed thousands of people.

15. In the suburbs of the capital of Angola, the Chinese built for more than $ 3.5 billion a modern housing estate.

Author: Turyst

16. The name of this country comes from the name of the king N’Gola who was the ruler of the people mbundu.

Author: MR

Military potential in 2014

17. Angola occupies 73 place in the ranking of the most powerful armies in the world.

18. It is 87 000 professional soldiers and 30 000 reservists.

19. Angola has 140 tanks, 920 armored vehicles, 270 jet aircraft and 100 helicopters.

20. Sea Fleet consists of about 56 ships.

21. On army pay annually more than $4.1 billion.

Author: Wojak

22. Polish insurance policies do not guarantee the recovery of money for example treatment.

23. In this country there is a high risk of contracting malaria, jaundice, coma, tuberculosis, cholera, leprosy and AIDS.

24. Tourists do not receive assistance in public health care, private clinics have to pay for treatment “from above”.

25. In this country there is no emergency.

26. Persons who are in this country more than 90 days to be able to drive a car must do Angolan driving license.

27. Airlines Angola since 2008 are inscribed on the black list, which means that in the event of an accident heavily receive compensation.

Author: Alfa

28. Bus passengers are stuffed to the brim, causing a frequent crash and long delays.

29. After the civil war left many weapons, which is used in the robbery.

30. In this country there are many unmarked minefields.

Author: Tamitu

ccc
TOP 10
Nick Points
1.
PN
32
2.
AutoMania
18
3.
Alfa
12
4.
Tamitu
12
5.
Turyst
10
6.
Wojak
10
7.
Kilaj
9
8.
Daria
8
9.
ImpulS
6
10.
Sara19
6
Add facts

Your Name (required)


Your Email (required)


Add facts



Correct facts



Correction




Europe       Africa        South America    North America       Australia         Asia

Pin It on Pinterest

Shares
Share This