ANGOLA

WELCOME TO ANGOLA

Angola is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the north and east, Zambia to the east, and Botswana and Namibia to the south. Angola is still a must discover destination when visiting Southern Africa as the tourism there is still growing. Angola is blessed with different climates, landscapes, cultures and colors. From mountains to vast open plains, wide white beaches.

FUN FACTS

CAPITAL:

Luanda

NATIONAL DAY:

11 November 1975

AIRPORT:

Luanda International Airport

MAIN LANGUAGES:

Portuguese, several local dialects

NEIGHBOURING COUNTRIES:

Democratic Republic of Congo, Zambia, Namibia and the Republic of Congo

TIME ZONE:

GMT +1

SIZE:

1 247 000km2

POPULATION:

Approx. 24-million

ECONOMY:

Oil exports, diamonds, gas, and iron-ore mining

CURRENCY:

Kwanza

CLIMATE:

Tropical in the north, drier plateau in the centre and arid in the south. Average coastal summer temperature 21°C; 16°C in winter

PLACES TO SEE:

Luanda and Luanda’s beaches – Ilha do Cabo, Ilha do Mussulo, Palmeirinhas, Corimba and Santiago; Lubango and the Serra de Leba mountain pass; Kissama National Park; Iona National Park.