Description flag of Angola
two equal horizontal bands of red (top) and black with a centered yellow emblem consisting of a five-pointed star within half a cogwheel crossed by a machete (in the style of a hammer and sickle)
Republica de Angola (long)
People's Republic of Angola
Angolan(s) (noun) Angola (adjective)
Portuguese (official), Bantu and other African languages
republic; multiparty presidential regime
12,531,357 ranked 71, (data 2008)
the province of Cabinda is an exclave, separated from the rest of the country by the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The lowest point is Atlantic Ocean 0 m.
5,198km, Democratic Republic of the Congo 2,511 km (of which 225 km is the boundary of discontiguous Cabinda Province), Republic of the Congo 201 km, Namibia 1,376 km, Zambia 1,110 km.
18 provinces (provincias, singular - provincia); Bengo, Benguela, Bie, Cabinda, Cuando Cubango, Cuanza Norte, Cuanza Sul, Cunene, Huambo, Huila, Luanda, Lunda Norte, Lunda Sul, Malanje, Moxico, Namibe, Uige, Zaire
11 November 1975 (from Portugal)