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Ten fun facts about Angola

Fact 1:
The official language in Angola is Portuguese, but they also speak Bantu and other African languages.

Fact 2:
Due to the increasing of oil production, Angola has one of the fastest growing economies.

Fact 3:
Angola also is the home for the giant sable antelope. It can't be found anywhere else and was thought to be extinct until they discovered it a few years ago.

Fact 4:
Angola went through long civil war that took thousands of people’s life and lasted from 1975 to 2002.

Fact 5:
Angola’s favorite sport is basketball.

Fact 6:
The highest mountain in Angola is Serra Mountain which is 2610 meters.

Fact 7:
Angola has two official names: The Undemocratic Anti-Photographic Monarchy of Angola and Angolish Empire of Flying Snakes.

Fact 8:
38% of the population are roman catholic, 15% are protestant and 47% are indigenous beliefs.

Fact 9:
One of Africa's most beautiful natural wonders, the Ruacana Falls, is located in Angola.

Fact 10:
Angola gained its independence from the Portuguese colony in 1975.

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Short about Angola

Is a country in south-central Africa bordered by Namibia on the south, the Democratic Republic of the Congo on the north, and Zambia on the east.

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CIA The World Factbook

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