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Location:  Southern Africa, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Namibia and Democratic Republic of the Congo
Geographic Coordinates:   12 30 S, 18 30 E
Area:   1,246,700 sq km (lands: 1,246,700 sq km water:0)
Climate:  Semiarid in south and along coast to Luanda; north has cool, dry season (May to October) and hot, rainy season (November to April)
Languages:  Portuguese (official), Bantu and other African languages
Population:  18,565,269 (July 2013 est.)
Capital:  Luanda
Religion:  Indigenous beliefs 47%, Roman Catholic 38%, Protestant 15% (1998 est.)
Ethnic Groups:  Ovimbundu 37%, Kimbundu 25%, Bakongo 13%, mestico (mixed European and native African) 2%, European 1%, other 22%
Independence:  11 November 1975 (from Portugal)

Source:  CIA Factbook