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Atlas of Angola

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Angola
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Portugês Angola - República de Angola

A República de Angola é um país da costa ocidental de África, cujo território principal é limitado a norte e a leste pela República Democrática do Congo, a leste pela Zâmbia, a sul pela Namíbia e a oeste pelo Oceano Atlântico. Angola inclui também o enclave de Cabinda, através do qual faz fronteira com a República do Congo, a norte. Para além dos vizinhos já mencionados, Angola é o país mais próximo da colónia britânica de Santa Helena.

KiKongo Ngola - Repubilika ya Ngola
Repubilika ya Ngola kele nsi mosi ya Afelika ya Sudi. Bansi ya pembeni kele Kongo-Kinsasa, Zambia na Namibia. Kizunga ya Kabinda kele na ndilu na Kongo-Braza. Lwanda kele mbanza-mfumu ya Ngola.
English Angola - Republic of Angola

The Republic of Angola is a country in south-central Africa bordering ► Namibia, the ► Democratic Republic of the Congo, and ► Zambia, and with a west coast along the Atlantic Ocean. The exclave province Cabinda has a border with ► Republic of the Congo. A former Portuguese colony, it has considerable natural resources, among which oil and diamonds are the most significant.


Short name  Angola
Official  name Republic of Angola
Status Independent country since 1975
Location Southern Africa
Capital Luanda
Lwanda
Population 15,941,000 inhabitants
Area 1,246,700 km²
Major  languages Portuguese (official), Umbundu, Kimbundu, Chokwe, Kikongo
Major  religions Roman Catholicism and traditional religions
More information Angola, Geography of Angola, History of Angola and Politics of Angola
More  images Angola - Angola (Category).

General maps

Angola World Map.png
LocationAngola.svg Location of Angola
Angola-Pos.png Position of Angola
Angola Map.jpg Geographical map of Angola
Angola map.png Map of Angola
Angola provinces named.png Provinces of Angola
Angola municipalities.png Municipalities of Angola

History maps

This section holds a short summary of the history of the area of present-day Angola, illustrated with maps, including historical maps of former countries and empires that included present-day Angola.

KingdomKongo1711.png Map of the kingdoms of Kongo and Angola
Portuguese empire 1800.png Angola as part of the portuguese colonial empire in the 16th century
Angola unita.png Maximun UNITA expansion in Angola civil WAR Angola
SWAPO and SA operations 1981-1984, Angola civil war es.png SWAPO and South Africa Defence Force operations in Angola and Namibia, 1981-1984
Angola tribes 1970.jpg Tribes in 1970

Satellite maps

Angola sat.jpg Satellite map

Maps of divisions

This section holds maps of the administrative divisions.

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