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View of Lubango - Photo by Erik Cleves Kristensen - CC-BY



Population 2006 ....................................................12,127,071

GDP per capita 2006 (Purchasing power parity, US$)...................... 4,300
GDP 2006 (Purchasing power parity method, US$ billions)................................ 51.95
Unemployment................................................................12%
Annual growth 2006
Population (%) ................. 2.45
Labor force (%) ................ 2.9
Total Area.......................................................481,352 sq. mi.

 

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Resources and links about Angola

The fort in Luanda - Photo by Erik Cleves Kristensen - CC-BY

Urban population (% of total population) ............................ 32
Life expectancy at birth (years)........................................... 38
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)................................125
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ..........................35
Access to safe water (% of population) ................................ 32
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ................................... 42

Go to Angola Capital City Luanda City Profile - To Angola History

Angola __ An excellent tool for anthropological, historical and social studies research. "Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998. Each study offers a comprehensive description and analysis of the country or region's historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, and foreign policy." A good social studies resource- From Library of Congress - http://countrystudies.us/angola/

Angola __ A good overview of Angola, Angola history, Angola government, Angola statistics and more. - illustrated - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107280.html

Angola __ An encyclopedic article with links to related materials. Social studies and more. - illustrated - From wikpedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angola 

Angola __ "After more than 20 years of civil war that decimated the country, Angolans finally have some reason for hope. The government and UNITA rebels signed a ceasefire and peace agreement in early April 2002. Angolan armed forces commander General Armando de Cruz Neto and rebel commander General Abreu Kamorteiro embraced after signing the agreement, to rousing cheers. Hundreds of thousands of Angolans took to the streets to celebrate in cities and towns throughout the country." Travel warning, short article - illustrated - From Lonely Planet - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/africa/angola/

Angola Chamber of Commerce __ Learn about the organization, goals, accomplishments and plans. - illustrated - From angolachamber.org - http://www.angolachamber.org/

Angola Country Information __ You will find detailed information and a lot of it. There are learning games and social studies information for teachers too. You will find history, people, population, government and more. - illustrated - From countryreports.org - http://www.countryreports.org/country.aspx?countryid=6&countryName=Angola 

Angola country profile __ "Provides overview, key facts and events, timelines and leader profiles along with current news." - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/country_profiles/1063073.stm
 
Angola: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including geography, Angola maps and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blangola.htm

 

angola map and information page __ An atlas style page chock-full of various maps, statistics, and general information. - illustrated - From worldatlas.com - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/africa/ao.htm

Angola Photos __ You will find several pages of photos of Angola. Pictures of Angola. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Africa/Angola/

Angola Photos, Flag, Map and Information __ You will find several galleries of pictures of Angola as well as an 'atlas' style summary with maps of Angola and more. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://www.pbase.com/world/angola 

Angola Today __ Keep up with the latest news out of Angola. - illustrated - From Angola Today/WN Network - http://www.angolanews.com/

Angola travel guide __ "Open source travel guide to Angola, featuring up-to-date information on attractions, hotels, restaurants, nightlife, travel tips and more." - illustrated - From wikitravel.org - http://wikitravel.org/en/Angola

Background Note: Angola __ A full national profile with history, culture, economy, maps, social studies and more. - illustrated - From U.S. State Department - http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/6619.htm

CIA The World Factbook Angola __ You will find a map and brief descriptions of the geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military and more. - illustrated - From CIA - https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ao.html

Colleges and Universities - Angola __ List of schools with direct contact links. - From Robert-Jan Bulter - http://www.bulter.nl/universities/ao.html
 
Country Profile: Angola __ A general overview including Angola history, political structure, Angola culture, leaders, media, and more. "Although a growing oil producer - at times the eighth-largest supplier to the United States - Angola is one of the world's poorest countries and its life expectancy is among the lowest on the continent." - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/country_profiles/1063073.stm

Culture of Angola - history, people, clothing, traditions, women ... __ A general overview of Angolan culture and history. - illustrated - From everyculture.com - http://www.everyculture.com/A-Bo/Angola.html

Doing Business in Angola __ "This page provides a snapshot of each country’s aggregate ranking on the ease of doing business and on each of the ten topics that comprise the overall ranking. Data is also provided for each country for all the 10 topics covered in the database." - From doingbusiness.org/The World Bank Group - http://www.doingbusiness.org/ExploreEconomies/?economyid=7

Economy of Angola __ "Angola is the fastest-growing economy in Africa, largely due to a major oil boom, but it also ranks in the bottom 10 of socioeconomic conditions in the world." You will find an encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Angola 

Embassy of Angola in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland __ A great resource for information about Angola. You will find a virtual tour, press office, contacts, news, and a lot more. - illustrated - From Embassy of Angola - http://www.angola.org.uk/

Ethnologue report for Angola __ Web page dedicated to the languages spoken in Angola - From SIL International - http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=Angola

Looking for Angola: Teachers' Resources and Lesson Plans __ Most of the the lesson plans are about Africans in Florida, but there is an Angolan connection. - From lookingforangola.org - http://lookingforangola.org/LFA_Teachers_Resources.asp 

Maps Of Angola __ You will find a wide variety of map resources. Select from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Angola.html

Trade Shows in Angola,Trade Fairs in Angola,Angola Trade Events ... __ "Find information on Angola trade shows, trade fairs, trade exhibitions, business trade shows, business trade fairs..." - From biztradeshows.com - http://www.biztradeshows.com/angola/ 

 
 

 

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