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Flag Description

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); red represents liberty, black the African continent, the symbols characterize workers and peasants

Independence / Republic Days
Independence from Portugal : 11 November 1975


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Calling code

Kwanza (AOA)

Geographic Coordinates
8°50'S 13°20'E

Official languages

Southern Africa, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Namibia and Democratic Republic of the Congo

Geographic coordinates
12 30 S, 18 30 E

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total: 1,246,700 sq km
country comparison to the world: 23
land: 1,246,700 sq km
water: 0 sq km

Area - comparative
slightly less than twice the size of Texas

1,600 km

Maritime claims
territorial sea: 12 nm
contiguous zone: 24 nm
exclusive economic zone: 200 nm

Elevation extremes
lowest point: Atlantic Ocean 0 m
highest point: Morro de Moco 2,620 m

noun: Angolan(s)
adjective: Angolan

Portuguese (official), Bantu and other African languages

National symbol(s)
Palanca Negra Gigante (giant black sable antelope)

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