Angola: Key Information & Facts

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Updated: 2018-05-02.

General points to know about Angola – demographics, important ages, phone numbers, key statistics, and more – whether you are traveling there or not.

Capital: Luanda (& largest city)

Population: 26 million (2017 estimate)

Language(s): Portuguese (national language), Kikongo, Chokwe, Umbundu, Kimbundu, Nganguela, Kwanyama

President: João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço

Vice President: Bornito de Sousa

Currency: Kwanza (AOA)

Area: 1,246,700 km2 (481,400 mi2)

Dialing Code: +244

Time Zone: West Africa Time “WAT” (UTC+1)

Demonym: Angolan (what’s this?)

Endonym: Ngola
(their name for their country)
Emergency Dialing Tel. Number: 113 for police, 112 for fire, 115 for ambulance

Drinking Age: 18

Smoking Age: 18 to purchase

Age of Consent: 15

Drives on the: Right

Electricity & Adapter: 220-240 V, 50 Hz, Plug Type C (define)

Country Code (ISO): AO (also the country’s primary TLD {top-level domain})

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