Angola
Republica de Angola

Capital
Luanda

Area
481,351 sq mi
1,246,700 sq km


Population
10,766,471 est 2003

Largest city
Luanda
pop. 2,297,200


Languages
Portuguese (official), Bantu and other African languages

Peoples
Ovimbundu 37%, Kimbundu 25%, Bakongo 13%, mestico (mixed European and Native African) 2%, European 1%, other 22%

Religion
Indigenous beliefs 47%, Roman Catholic 38%, Protestant 15% (1998 est.)

Life Expectancy
total population: 36.79 years
male: 36.06 years
female: 37.55 years (2004 est.)


Literacy
total population: 42%
male: 56%
female: 28% (1998 est.)


Suffrage
18 years of age; universal

Government
Republic, nominally a multiparty democracy with a strong presidential system


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