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Republic of Angola (Angola)

Angola

Also known as: Angola (Deutsch, español, Italiano, polski, Português), l'Angola (français), 安哥拉 (正體中文), アンゴラ (日本語), Angolia (latine)

Continent: Southern Africa

Capital: Luanda

Area: 1,246,700 km²

Population: 29,310,273

Religions: Roman Catholic 41.1%, Protestant 38.1%, other 8.6%, none 12.3%

Languages: Portuguese 71.2% (official), Umbundu 23%, Kikongo 8.2%, Kimbundu 7.8%, Chokwe 6.5%, Nhaneca 3.4%, Nganguela 3.1%, Fiote 2.4%, Kwanhama 2.3%, Muhumbi 2.1%, Luvale 1%, other 3.6%

Ethnic Groups: Ovimbundu 37%, Kimbundu 25%, Bakongo 13%, mestico (mixed European and native African) 2%, European 1%, other 22%

Neighbouring Countries: Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha, ↑ Congo-Brazzaville Congo-Brazzaville, ↗ Congo-Kinshasa Congo-Kinshasa, → Zambia Zambia, ↓ Namibia Namibia


Circumscriptions (19): Metr. Archdioceses (5), Dioceses (14)


Roman Rite (19): Benguela, Cabinda, Caxito, Dundo, Huambo, Kwito-Bié, Luanda, Lubango, Luena, Malanje, Mbanza Congo, Menongue, Namibe, Ndalatando, Ondjiva, Saurimo, Sumbe, Uíje, Viana


by Type | by Name | by Ecclesiastical Province
Changes in Circumscriptions | Former Circumscriptions


CardinalsCardinals (0 electors/1 total): Cardinal Alexandre do Nascimento (93)do Nascimento (93) | All Cardinals

BishopsBishops: by Age | by Name | by Precedence | Jubilarians | Recent Events


Special Churches Special Churches: Cathedrals Cathedrals (20), World Heritage Churches World Heritage Churches (2)

Documents and Celebrations Documents and Celebrations


Papal Visits


Apostolic Nunciature: Angola Link Archbishop Petar Rajič (59)

Conference of Bishops: Conferência Episcopal de Angola e São Tomé (C.E.A.S.T.) Link Archbishop Filomeno do Nascimento Vieira Dias (60)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Inter-Regional Meeting of Bishops of Southern Africa (I.M.B.I.S.A.) Link Archbishop Stephen Brislin (62)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Symposium des Conférences Episcoaples d’Afrique et de Madagascar (S.C.E.A.M.) Link Archbishop Gabriel Mbilingi, C.S.Sp. (60)


as of 2018.10.25

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