Luanda is one of the most populated cities in Angola, and at the same time, this city is the capital of this country as well. Located in Africa, you may find the city easily with the following GPS coordinates: 08.50S latitude / 13.15E longitude. For routing in Luanda, please check the free driving directions Luanda service below.
When you visit Angola, be prepared that the official spoken language(s) is Portuguese, and the officially used currency is Angolan Kwanza (AOA), since 1977.
Luanda, the capital city, has numerous population; 2 297 200 counted together with the city’s metropolitan areas. While Luanda counts around the inhabitants mentioned earlier, the mother country, Angola, bears 30 774 205 sum citizens spreading on its 481 353,36 sq mi / 1 246 700 km2 territory.
The form of the ruling government in Angola is Unitary presidential constitutional republic, and interestingly note that the people here share the motto: Virtus Unita Fortior (United virtue is stronger), while salute for the national anthem called: Angola Avante (Onwards Angola).
Google maps Luanda, and the satellite map of the city is a free and useful dynamic tool to discover the capital of Angola and the neighboring countries like Democratic Republic of Congo, Namibia, Republic of the Congo, Zambia.
Please have a look at the information page of this country for a wide range of information such as economic data, population, geographical knowledge, additional Angola Google maps, satellite imagery, etc.
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Short geographic information for Angola
Angola, more than three times the size of California, extends for more than 1,000 mi (1,609 km) along the South Atlantic in southwest Africa. The Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Republic of Congo are to the north and east, Zambia is to the east, and Namibia is to the south. A plateau averaging 6,000 ft (1,829 m) above sea level rises abruptly from the coastal lowlands. Nearly all the land is desert or savanna, with hardwood forests in the northeast.