|African continent. Angola outlined in dark|
ink and shaded.
|A closer view of Angola & its neighbors. Note that a small piece|
of Angola is separated from the main body by Congo DRC.
Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zambia, Namibia
Atlantic Ocean (South)
Total Area: (added March 2015)
481, 354 square miles
Five Largest Cities:
Luanda, Cabinda, Huambo, Lubango, Kuito
Famous Geographical Point:
Ana Clara Guerra Marques, dancer
Book Set In/About:
Mayombe by Pepetela
Set during the fight for Angolan independence, this book tackles such issues as racism, tribalism, sexism, and more.
Movie Set In/About:
"Sambizanga" (1973), directed by Sarah Maldoror
Also set during the Angolan fight for independence (from the Portuguese), a man is arrested for his involvement in the independence movement and his wife visits police station after police station to look for him.
Headline of the Day:
"Angola's Top Bank BAI Tightens Lending to Halt Profit Slide" in Reuters.