Angola BASIC INFOMATION
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Bantu and other African languages
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Angola is located in southwestern Africa, bordering the Republic of Congo and Democratic Republic of the Congo to the north, Zambia to the east, Namibia to the south, and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. The coastline is 1,650 kilometers in length and covers an area of 1,246,700 square kilometers. Most of the country is a plateau above 1,000 meters above sea level, the terrain is high in the east and low in the west, and the Atlantic coast is a plain area. Most parts of the country have a tropical grassland climate, and the southern part has a subtropical climate. Although Angola is close to the equator, due to its towering terrain and the influence of the cold Atlantic current, its temperature is suitable, and it has the reputation of "the country of spring". |
Angola is located in southwestern Africa, with the Republic of Congo and Democratic Republic of the Congo to the north, Zambia to the east, Namibia to the south, and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. The coastline is 1,650 kilometers in length. It covers an area of 1,246,700 square kilometers. Most of the country is a plateau above 1,000 meters above sea level, the terrain is high in the east and low in the west, and the Atlantic coast is a plain area. The Moco Mountain in the Midwest is 2,620 meters above sea level, the highest point in the country. The main rivers are the Kubango, Kwanza, Kunene and Kuando. The Congo River in the north (the Zaire River is the boundary between Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaire). Most parts of the country have a savannah climate, while the south has a subtropical climate. Although Angola is close to the equator, it has a towering terrain and The influence of the Atlantic cold current makes its maximum temperature not exceed 28 degrees Celsius, and its annual average temperature is 22 degrees Celsius. It is known as the "Spring Country".
National Flag: The Angolan flag is rectangular, and the ratio of length to width is 3:2. The flag ground consists of two parallel rectangles, red and black. In the middle of the flag surface is a golden arc gear and a machete crossing each other. There is a golden five-pointed star between the arc gear and the machete. The black is for the African continent. Praise; red represents the blood of the martyrs fighting against the colonists. The five-pointed star represents internationalism and progressive cause, and the five horns symbolize unity, freedom, justice, democracy and progress. Gears and machetes symbolize the unity of workers, peasants, laborers and the army. He also expressed the memory of the farmers and fighters who rose up in the early years of armed struggle.
Angola is a beautiful, rich and troubled country. Portugal has colonized Angola for more than 500 years, in 1975 Angola only gained independence. But after independence, Angola has been in a state of civil war for a long time. Until April 2002, the Angolan government and the rebel UNITA finally signed a ceasefire agreement, announcing the end of the 27-year civil war. Years of war have seriously affected Angola. Economic development has made Angola one of the least developed countries in the world.
Angola is rich in resources. The proven mineral resources include oil, natural gas, diamonds, iron, copper, gold, quartz, marble, etc. The petroleum industry is the pillar industry of Angola’s national economy. In 2004, the daily output of oil was 1.2 million barrels. Diamonds and other minerals occupies an important position in Angola’s economy. In 2004, the output value of diamonds was about 800 million US dollars. Angola’s forest area reached 53 million hectares (coverage rate). About 40%), producing ebony, African white sandalwood, red sandalwood and other precious woods.
Angola has fertile land and dense rivers, which has great potential for the development of agriculture. The main cash crops are coffee, sugarcane, cotton, and sword Hemp, peanuts, etc., the main crops are corn, cassava, rice, wheat, beans, etc. Angola's fishery resources are also very rich, and the annual export of fishery products reaches tens of millions of US dollars. Angola is currently in the post-war reconstruction period and lack of materials. The price is expensive. Walking on the streets of Luanda, you will occasionally see disabled people with lack of arms and legs. It makes people feel deeply that the disasters brought to this country by the war for many years are profound. The protracted civil war has brought peace to the national economy and society. Development was severely hampered, causing nearly one million deaths, nearly 100,000 disabled, more than 4 million displaced people, and almost one-third of households in the country supported by women.
Major cities< p> Luanda: As the capital of Angola, Luanda’s seaside boulevard is officially called "February 4th Street." The road is clean, the forest is lush, tall buildings, vehicles, sea ships and the blue sky, white clouds, and the sea are combined to form a natural picture. Dynamic picture, let people linger Forget to return. Urban buildings undulate according to the mountainous terrain, with street gardens, pocket squares, and green spaces around the island one after another. The design is exquisite and full of charm. Walking around the city, Luanda, an ancient city founded in 1576, can be seen everywhere: castles, palaces, churches, museums and institutions of higher learning are also impressive.