Official Name: Republic of Angola.
Independence date: November 11, 1975.
Politic regime: Parliamentary Democracy.
Official Language: Portuguese.
Governmental regime: Presidential.
President: José Eduardo dos Santos.
Extension of the Atlantic Coast: 1.650 Km
Land boundaries: 4.837 Km
Location: Angola is located in the western region of southern Africa, south of the equator with the following spatial data:
- Latitude – North – 04°22`G / South – 18°02`G.
- Longitude – East – 24°05`EG / West – 11°41’EG
Borders: Democratic Republic of Congo, Congo, Namibia, Republic of Zambia, Atlantic Ocean
Projected Population 2014: 24 million and 300 thousand inhabitants, the women represent 52 percent of the Angolan population.
Local Time: GMT+1.
Seasons: Rain, warmest season between September and May and the Cacimbo or dry season which is less warm between May and September.
Angola has eighteen (18) provinces: