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Lesser known Facts about Angola : Facts about countries

Angola is a country located in Africa. Here are some lesser known facts about the country.

  • The northern province of Angola ,Cabinda is geographically separated from the country by a strip (60 km wide) 

Map showing Cabinda separation(Wikipedia)

  • After its independence in 1975 Angola faced a civil war that  lasted many decades and claimed millions of life.

  • Angola is one of the fastest growing economy in the world with average GDP growth 20% (2005-2007)

  • The infant mortality rate and life expectancy in Angola is one of the worst in the World

  • There are up to 1000 mostly Christian religious groups in Angola

  • Angola's motto means ''virtue is stronger than the united''. 

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