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Angola is a country in Africa that borders Democratic Republic of Congo, Republic of Congo, Namibia, Zambia and on the west, the Atlantic Ocean. The capital of Angola is Luanda.
History[edit | edit source]
Angola was, until November 1, a Portuguese colony. That day the people of Angola celebrate Independence day. From 1975 to 2002 there was a civil war and since 2002 Angola has been a republic.
Geology[edit | edit source]
Angola consists of the jungle, the desert and the mountains, with the Morro Moco as the highest point (2,620 meters). Angola is also rich in mineral resources: petroleum, iron ore, copper ore, bauxite, phosphate, uranium ore and diamonds. The capital of Angola is Luanda, the population is near 25 million people, and the area is 1,246,700 km².
Language[edit | edit source]
The official language of Angola is Portuguese, because it was a colony of Portugal. Other national languages include:
Administrative divisions[edit | edit source]
Angola is divided into eighteen provinces (province), called:
Sources[edit | edit source]
The initial version of this article is translated from this version of the article Angola on WikiKids.nl.
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