Special Notice

The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office advises against all but essential travel to:

  • the province of Cabinda (but not including Cabinda city)

  • within 1km of the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo in Lunda Norte province, except at official border crossings and their access roads.



Angola is bounded on the north and northeast by the Democratic Republic of Congo, on the southeast by Zambia, on the south by Namibia and on the west by the Atlantic Ocean.


Capital: Luanda

Principal Ports

Lobito, Luanda, Benguela, Namibe


37 million

International Country Code



Portuguese, Bantu and other African languages

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