The flag of Angola is a red and black flag with a yellow machete and star in the center. The flag was officially adopted on November 11, 1975, following Angola's independence from Portugal.
The color red on the flag of Angola represents the bloodshed and sacrifices of the Angolan people in their struggle for independence. The color black represents the African continent and the Angolan people's African heritage.
The yellow machete and star in the center of the flag are symbols of the country's agricultural wealth and its bright future. The machete is a traditional tool used in farming, and the star is a symbol of hope and progress.
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Angola is a country located in southwestern Africa, along the Atlantic Ocean. It is bordered by Namibia to the south, Zambia to the east, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the north. Angola has a long and rich history, with evidence of human habitation dating back to ancient times.
Throughout its history, Angola has been influenced by a variety of different cultures, including the Portuguese, who colonized the country in the 15th century. Angola gained its independence from Portugal in 1975, after a long and bloody struggle. Today, Angola is a presidential republic with a president and prime minister.
Angola is known for its diverse culture, which is influenced by its history and the many different ethnic groups that call the country home. The official language of Angola is Portuguese, but many other languages are spoken throughout the country as well. Angola is a predominantly Christian country, with the majority of the population being Roman Catholic.
Despite its rich history and cultural diversity, Angola has faced many challenges in recent years. The country has a high poverty rate, and has struggled with issues such as corruption and political instability. In addition, Angola has been affected by conflict and civil war, which has had a devastating impact on the country and its people.
|Country codes||AO, AGO (ISO 3166-1)|
|Official name||Republic of Angola|
|Religion||92.9% Christianity, 53.9% Roman Catholic, 27.4% Protestant, 11.6% Other Christian, 5.1% Traditional faiths, 1.1% Islam, 0.9% Other / None|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (WAT)|
|Member of||United Nations|
|Southern African Development Community|
|Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries|
|Population density||26 per Km2 (68 people per mi2)|
|Urban Population||66.7 % of the population is urban (21,936,953 people in 2020)|
|Median age||16.7 years|
|Total area||The total land area is 1,246,700 Km2 (481,353 sq. miles)|
|Highest point||Mount Moco (2 620 m, 8 596 ft)|
|Lowest point||South Atlantic Ocean|
|GDP per capita||$ 1,953.5 (World Bank, 2021)|
|Currency||Angolan kwanza (Kz, AOA)|
|Internet TLD||.ao (click here to find and register domain name)|
|Country Wikipedia Page||Angola Wikipedia Page|
Main Cities by Population in Angola