(WIPO code: AO) (latest review April 2021)

by RCF – Protecting Innovation, S.A., Lisbon, Portugal

General Information

Area

1,246,700 sq. km.

Population

32.5 million (estimated July 2020).

Capital

Luanda.

Language

Portuguese (official).

Currency

Kwanza (AOA).

Imports

(estimated 2017): U.S.$ 19.5 billion.

Exports

(estimated 2017): U.S.$ 33.07 billion.

Agriculture

Bananas, sugarcane, coffee, sisal, corn, cotton, cassava (manioc), tobacco, vegetables, plantains, livestock, forest products, fish.

Industries

Petroleum, diamonds, iron ore, phosphates, feldspar, bauxite, uranium and gold, cement, basic metal products, fish processing, food processing, brewing, tobacco products, sugar, textiles, ship repair.

General Remarks

This former Portuguese colony became independent on November 11, 1975.