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                                         by Graham Rhind

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Angola

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For supplementary information, see links to post office home pages here External, to postal code pages here External and to other personal name and addressing issues pages here External.

Table of Contents

Angola - Country information

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Local short name form

Official name

Area

Population

Capital

Currency

International telephone access code

244

ISO 3166 country codes

Car nationality plate code

AO

Internet country code

AO

GRC Country Code

ANG

Languages in Angola

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The official language is Portuguese External (57 600 speakers). 40 other languages are spoken. The most widespread are: Chokwe External (500 000 speakers); Kongo External (1 144 000 speakers); San Salvador Kongo External (1 500 000 speakers); Mbundu External (3 000 000 speakers) and Umbundu External (4 000 000 speakers).

Company legal forms

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Angolan company types include:

   Sociedade por QuotasLda - Limited Liability Partnerships
   Sociedade AnonimaSARL – share companies

Comprehensive tables of these strings can be acquired – see http://www.grcdi.nl/addresses.htm External

Angola - Example address format

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Addresses will often be written in the ex-colonial language, Portuguese. They follow the Portuguese structure - thoroughfare types are written first and with a capital first letter, the house number is at the end of the street address string often followed by an indication of floor, stairwell etc. For a full description of thoroughfare types and other address components, please refer to the chapter on Portugal.

A table containing information about the relevant position of elements within address blocks can be acquired External

Angola - Post office box

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This is written Case Postale.

Angola - Postal codes

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There is no postal code system in Angola.

Angola - Postal code format

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Angola - Postal code specifics

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Angola - Postal code regular expression

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Angola - Postal code level of coverage

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Place names in Angola

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Refer to Exonyms in Angola for full lists of place names in Angola in other languages.

Angola - Administrative districts

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Administrative districts graphic

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Angola has 18 provinces External which are not used in addresses. They are:

Province Capital city
Bengo External Caxito
Benguela External Benguela
Bié External Kuito
Cabinda External Cabinda
Cunene External Ondijiva
Huambo External Huambo
Huila External Lubango
Kuando-Kubango External Menongue
Kwanza Norte External N’Dalantando
Kwanza Sul External Sumbre
Luanda External Luanda
Lunda Norte External Lucapa
Lunda Sul External Saurimo
Malange External Malange
Moxico External Luena
Namibe External Namibe
Uige External Uige
Zaire External M’Banza Kongo

Telephone numbers in Angola

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Angolan telephone numbers, when called from abroad, have a total length of 9 digits. Mobile numbers commence 91, 923 or 93.

Tables of telephone number information/formats can be acquired – see http://www.grcdi.nl/telephone.htm External

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