Country in Africa

Angola is a southern African nation whose varied terrain encompasses tropical Atlantic beaches, a labyrinthine system of rivers and Sub-Saharan desert that extends across the border into Namibia. The country's colonial history is reflected in its Portuguese-influenced cuisine and its landmarks including Fortaleza de São Miguel, built by the Portuguese in 1576 to defend the

capital: Luanda.

Capital: Luanda

Dialing code: +244

Currency: Angolan kwanza

President: José Eduardo dos Santos

Population: 21.47 million (2013) World Bank

Official language: Portuguese