Angola

Capital Luanda

Population 25,868,000

Area 1,246,700 km2

Key facts

Angola is a country located in Middle Africa. There are 4 countries (Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Namibia, Zambia) that Angola shares its borders with. The official language of Angola is Portuguese. Traveling across Angola if English is your first (and only) language may be difficult due to language barriers.

In the EF English Competency Index (EF EPI), which assesses the language proficiency of non-native speaking countries, Angola was ranked 94th out of 100 countries in 2021.

The national currency in Angola is Angolan kwanza (AOA). The kwanza (Kz) is subdivided into 100 cêntimos.

With today's currency rate, 1 EUR is worth 426.39 AOA and 1 USD is worth 434.11 AOA.

Angolan
Banknotes

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Angolan
Coins

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Check with your bank before your trip to find out if there are any fees for using your card abroad. Some banks do not charge fees when you use a foreign ATM or pay in foreign currency, but others may charge a fixed cost for each transaction or allow a limited number of free withdrawals. The travel card provided by Wise.com, Revolut or Monose might be an excellent option to cut down on transaction fees.

Ookla® Speedtest The average fixed internet speed in Angola is 23.66 Mbps and mobile is 29.13 Mbs.The global average is 139.19 Mbps and 77.74 Mbps respectively.

ATM Density It may be difficult to locate an ATM in Angola.18.40 ATMs per 100,000 people.The global average is 41.24.

SIM Registration In order to purchase a SIM card in Angola, a passport or ID is required as identification.

Socket types

There is one common socket type used in Angola. Type C is a popular socket type throughout Europe (except the United Kingdom), Russia, and certain Asian countries.

Type C 220 V, 50 Hz  

The sockets' shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).

Food & Hotels

What hotel chains are present in Angola?

There are no Mariott hotels in Angola.

There are no Hilton hotels in Angola.

The IHG hotel chain operates in Angola.

There are no Best Western hotels in Angola.

There are no Radisson hotels in Angola.

There are no Accor hotels in Angola.

What fast food chains are present in Angola?

Moamba de galinha are some of the most well-known delicacies to come out of Angola. If none of these foods appeal to you, check out the list of fast-food restaurants in Angola below.

The McDonald's chain does not operate in Angola.

The KFC chain operates in Angola.

The Burger King chain does not operate in Angola.

The Subway chain does not operate in Angola.

The Domino's Pizza chain does not operate in Angola.

The Starbucks chain does not operate in Angola.

Weather

Today the sun in Luanda, rises at 5:48 AM and sets at 6:03 PM. The climate of Luanda may be categorized as a subtropical steppe (BSk), according to Koppen's classification system.
TodayOct 5OvercastLow: 21.5°C (70.7°F)High: 30.4°C (86.72°F)
ThursdayOct 6OvercastLow: 22.2°C (71.96°F)High: 29.6°C (85.28°F)
FridayOct 7OvercastLow: 22.1°C (71.78°F)High: 28.9°C (84.02°F)
SaturdayOct 8OvercastLow: 22.3°C (72.14°F)High: 27.7°C (81.86°F)
SundayOct 9OvercastLow: 22.1°C (71.78°F)High: 30.6°C (87.08°F)
MondayOct 10OvercastLow: 22.5°C (72.5°F)High: 31.5°C (88.7°F)

Weather data for Luanda (capital city) by Open-Meteo.com

Transport

Railways There are no passenger trains available.

Subway Systems There is no subway system in any city.

Taxi Apps Unfortunately neither Uber nor Bolt are available in Angola.

Car Rental Avis , Sixt , Hertz are all available in Angola.

Road Connectivity Index (2016)  No data available.

Driving Side In Angola traffic is right-handed.

Safety

Theft Occurrence Rate  No data available.

Road Traffic Casualties 26.10 deaths per 100,000 people in 2019.The global average is 16.71.

Travel Advisory Level (U.S. DoS)  Level 1: Exercise normal precautions. 

Emergency phones in Angola

69 Police
69 Ambulance
69 Fire police

Sources

Smoking & Alcohol

Smoking ban Smoking is forbidden in all public indoor locations, with limited exceptions.

Cananbis legality Both recreational and medicinal use of cannabis is prohibited.

Visa

What are visa requirements to enter Angola?

Currently, citizens of 198 countries can enter Angola without obtaining a visa. This figure includes nationals who can acquire a visa on arrival.

Use the list below to check visa requirements for your country to enter Angola.

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