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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

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Angola facts

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1. Polish insurance policies do not guarantee recovery of money for e.g. treatment.

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

3. Tourists will not receive help in public health care, and in private clinics you have to pay for treatment in advance.

4. There is no ambulance in this country.

5. Angola airlines have been blacklisted since 2008, which means that in the event of an accident it is difficult to receive compensation.

6. Over 582,000 motor vehicles are registered in this country (24 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

7. The national top-level domain is .ao . There are over 3,490 websites with this extension.

8. The most popular pages with the extension .ao are google.co.ao, sapo.ao and movinet.co.ao.

9. A 7.5 cm long diamond weighing 404 carats was found in Angola. Its value is estimated at 20 million dollars.

10. 200 denominations, including Islam, did not meet the requirements and were rejected, another 1,000 different denominations are waiting for consideration.

11. In this country there are more than 51 429 km of paved roads (0.08% of all roads in the world).

12. The country has 176 airports, 31 of the paved surface.

13. In this country there are more than 2 764 km of railway tracks.

14. Full name of the country – Republic of Angola.

15. The name Angola comes from the word “ngola”, a title used by the rulers before the colonial Kingdom of Ndongo.

16. The average temperature is 16 ° C in winter and 21 ° C in summer.

17. Buses are stuffed to the brim with passengers, which causes very frequent breakdowns and long delays.

18. After the civil war, many weapons remained, which are used for robbery purposes.

19. There are many unmarked minefields in this country.

20. In this country you cannot pay with banknotes from before 1996.

21. In Angola, even in large cities there is a problem with water, electricity and fuel.

22. The giant Sable antelope lives in Angola. Until recently, this species was considered extinct.


Geography in Angola

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1. The nearest capital in a straight line from Luanda is Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of the Congo) – 550 km.

2. The furthest capital city in a straight line from Luanda is Bairiki (Kiribati) – 17622 km.

3. Angola borders with such countries as: Democratic Congo 2,511 km, Congo 201 km, Namibia 1,376 km, Zambia 1,110 km.

4. The highest peak Morro de Môco 2,620 m above sea level.

5. The longest river is Kuanza.

6. Angola is about 4 times bigger than Poland.

7. There are 583900 km2 of agricultural land in Angola (47% of the country).

8. The highest situated town in the country is Huambo and Lubango.

9. 588544 km2 of the country is covered by forests (47.2%)

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


Finance in Angola

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1. The minimum wage is 15,009 kwanza per month (data from 2014). The payment is 13 times a year.

2. The amount of income tax in Angola is 35%.

3. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 17%, and for companies 30% (2018).

4. The tax on goods and services is 10% (2018).

5. The level of inflation in 2018 is 19%.

6. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 141 756 000 000 (PLN 606 715 680 000) ,
– in 2018 it is $ 124,000,000,000 (PLN 530,720,000,000).

7. Internal debt at the beginning of …
2015 was 31% of GDP, or around: $ 43 944 360 000 ,
2018 was 65.1% of GDP, or about : $ 80,724,000,000 . To pay it back, each citizen would have to give around $ 3 311.

8. Foreign debt at the beginning of …
2015 was around: $ 28,620,000,000 ,
2018 year is around: $ 43 739 000 000 .

9. Due to the increase in oil production, Angola is one of the fastest growing economies in the world.

10. This country has 2018 over year $13,050,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.28% of foreign exchange reserves of all countries of the world).

11. Angola has 19130 kg of gold reserves (2018).


Law in Angola

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1. People staying in this country over 90 days, to be able to drive a car must do an Angolan driving license.

2. Built-up speed allowed 60 km / h.

3. Outside the built-up area, the speed limit on the regular road is 90 km / h, and 120 km / h on fast roads.

4. The permissible blood alcohol content of a person driving a car is 0.6 per mille.

5. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 17%, and for companies 30% (2018).

6. The tax on goods and services is 10% (2018).

7. Since 2004, to be able to register a church, it is required to have a minimum of 100,000 followers in 12 of the 18 provinces of the country.

8. The Constitution of Angola guarantees religious freedom. Everyone can admit what he wants faithfully.

9. In this country, men and women can get married at the age of 18.

10. In this country, the formalities related to the establishment of the company last 124 days.

11. The last death penalty was carried out in 1992.


Education in Angola

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1. In this country, compulsory education lasts 6 years.

2. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

3. The average IQ level is 68.

4. In this country there are 28.9% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 7 046 774 people).


Work in Angola

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1. The minimum wage is 15,009 kwanza per month (data from 2014). The payment is 13 times a year.

2. The amount of income tax in Angola is a maximum of 35%.

3. The unemployment rate is 20% (data from 2018).

4. In 2018, the average monthly salary in this country is 75,300 KZ.

5. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 17%, and for companies 30% (2018).

6. In this country, the formalities related to the establishment of the company last 124 days.

7. The work week is 44 hours.


Best in Angola

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1. The wealthiest person in Angola in 2015 is Isabel dos Santos, which raised assets worth $3.3 billion.

2. The most deadly disease in this country is HIV / AIDS.

3. The highest peak Morro de Môco 2,620 m above sea level.

4. The longest river is Kuanza.

5. The highest situated town in the country is Huambo and Lubango.

6. The lowest temperature: -3.9 °C was measured in Mavinga.

7. The highest temperature: 40.3 °C was measured in Namibe.


Army in Angola

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1. Position in the list of the best armies of the world:
2015 year – 72 place,
2018 > year – 47 place.

2. Number of soldiers:
2014 year – 87,000 professional and 30,000 reservists,
2018 year – 107,000 professional and 68 500 reservists.

3. Number of equipment:
2014 year – 140 tanks, 920 > armored vehicles, 270 jet aircraft and 100 helicopters,
2018 year – 244 tanks, 538 armored vehicles, 282 jet aircraft and 121 helicopters.

4. Army expenditure:
2014 year – $ 4,100,000,000 ,
2018 year – $ 4,150,000,000 .

5. The naval fleet …
– in 2014 there were about ships, in 2018 it was about ships.


Society in Angola

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1. In Angola, an average adult consumes about 7.5 liters of pure alcohol a year.

2. The most beer is beer – 64%, then spirit – 17%, wine -14%, and other alcoholic beverages – 5%.

3. In 2013, 5 591 people lost their lives as a result of traffic accidents.

4. 44% of the population suffer from malnourishment (around 10,730,000 people).

5. 54.5% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

6. The average IQ level is 68.

7. In this country, women having their first child on average 20.1 years old.

8. On average, a woman gives birth to 5.4 children.

9. In this country over 5 102 000 (2015) 5 951 453 (2018) people have access to internet (about 24% of the population).

10. About 3,300,000 (2015) 3,800,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

11. The population density is 14 people / km2.

12. The main religion is Catholicism, 60.5%.

13. The average age people living in this country is 18 years old.

14. In this country there are about:
10 473 000 people (42.95%) in the age range 0-14 years.
13,189,000 people (54.09%) in the age range 15-64 years.
721 700 people (2.96%) over 65 years old.

15. In this country, about 946 000 children are born each year (3.9% of the population), and about 280,000 people die (1.1% of the population).

16. 173 people in 1000 possess firearms.

17. 36% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

18. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 35 cigarettes a month.

19. The average life expectancy in this country is 49.6 years (women – 51 years and men – 48.2 years).


Symbols of Angola

1. The national animal is an Angolan Turk.


Sport in Angola

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1. Basketball is a favorite sport.


History of Angola

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1. Left-hand traffic was in force until 1928.

2. The name of this country comes from the name of King N’Gola, who was the ruler of the Mbundu people.

3. Independence from Portugal was obtained on November 11, 1975.

4. He joined the United Nations on December 1, 1976.

5. From 1975 to 2002 In Angola there was a civil war in which thousands of people were killed.


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What is the highest mountain in Angola?

The highest peak in Angola is Morro de Môco (2620 m above sea level).

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What is the largest river in Angola?

The biggest river in Angola is Kuanza.

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What is the largest lake in Angola?

The largest lake in Angola is Dilolo (area 18.9 km2).

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Which Angola does the national colors have?

National colors: red, black and yellow.

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What is the national animal?

The national animal is an Angolan Turk.

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Which countries borders Angola?

Angola borders with such countries as Democratic Republic of Congo, 2,511 km, Congo, 201 km, Namibia, 1,376 km, Zambia and 1,110 km.

answer: Marta


What is the average age of people living in this country?

The average age people living in this country is 18 years old.

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What is the minimum wage?

The minimum wage is 15,009 kwanza per month (data from 2014). The payment is 13 times a year.

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What is the population density in Angola?

The population density is 20 people per km2.

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What is the motto of this country?

Motto of the country – “Power is stronger”.

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What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?

The highest temperature: 40.3 ° C was measured in Namibe.

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What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?

The lowest temperature: -3.9 ° C was measured in Mavinga.

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With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?

In this country, alcohol can be bought at the age of 18.

answer: Marta