National Symbols of Angola

Angola is a country in Africa. It shares borders with the following countries: Namibia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zambia, . The capital of Angola is Luanda.

The official language is Portuguese and the Angolan kwanza is the currency of the Angola. The domain is .ao and the country code is +244.

National day is celebrated on 11 Nov 1975. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Angola is no exception.

In Angola, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Angolan people. Cuca Beer is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Angola. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Agostinho Neto represent a national Angolan symbol.

The country was founded by Paulo Dias de novais. The current president of Angola is João Lourenço.

In Angola the power plugs and sockets are of type C, F. The standard voltage is 220 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Angolan national anthem was written by Manuel Rui Alves Monteiro and composed by Rui Mingas.

Country information

Official name(s) The Republic of Angola
Alternative name(s) República de Angola (official, Portuguese)
Regional location Southern Africa, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Namibia and Democratic Republic of the Congo
Country name etymology "Land of Ndongo"
Climate Semiarid in south and along coast to Luanda; north has cool, dry season (May to October) and hot, rainy season (November to April)
Terrain Narrow coastal plain rises abruptly to vast interior plateau
Population 32,866,272
National Day 11 Nov 1975
Language(s) Portuguese
Religion Christianity Roman Catholic, Protestant Other Christian Traditional faiths
Country code +244
Literacy rate 66.0%
Currency Angolan kwanza
Capital city Luanda
Domain(TLD) .ao
Ethnicity Ovimbundu, Ambundu, Bakongo, & Mestiço,
Head of government President
Nationality Angolan
Driving side Drive on the Right-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 1,246,700 km2 (481,400 sq mi)
Timezone UTC+1 (WAT)
Average elevation 1,112 m (3,648 ft)
Coastline 1,600 Km
Mains electricity 220 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Angola

Motto of Angola

Virtus Unita Fortior - "Strength united is stronger"

National animal of Angola

The National animal of Angola is Giant Sable Antelope

National Animal of Angola - Giant Sable Antelope

National flower of Angola

The National flower of Angola is Angola Welwitschia. Botanical name is Welwitschia mirabilis.

National flower of Angola - Angola Welwitschia

National bird of Angola

The National bird of Angola is Red-crested turaco

National bird of Angola - Red-crested turaco

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Angolan Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

Body is easily satisfied but not the heart.

Early corn is best, so the firstborn is the one to delight in.

It is the destiny of the donkey to carry the heavy burden.

The mouse does not talk back to the lion.

The real journey of discovery begins in old age.

Don’t despise the nut, one day it will be a palm tree.

There is not enough room for two elephants to sit in the same shade.

What the guest would like is what the host is ashamed to offer as not being good enough and the guest is disappointed.

Chance all; see what destiny yields.

It is the voyage not the ship that matters.

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