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Angola is in south-central Africa bordering Namibia to the south, Democratic Republic of the Congo to the north and Zambia to the east. There is also an exclave province Cabinda which lies to the North of Angola which was a Portuguese colony from the 16th century to 1975. The country is the second-largest petroleum and diamond producer in sub-Saharan Africa, yet its people are among the continent's poorest.

 A country plagued by over 27 years of civil war it still suffers from the abundance of landmines and guerrilla movements fighting for the independence of the northern exclave of Cabinda.

Angola has one of the second fastest growing economy in Africa and one of the fastest in the world thanks to Chinese investment and the increase of Oil production in the country.

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Country Population: 16,941,000
Country Capital: Luanda
Country Currency: Kwanza

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