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A collection of images about Angola.

Angola, formerly the People's Republic of Angola and officially the Republic of Angola (Portuguese: República de Angola; IPA: [ʁɛ'publikɐ dɨ ɐ̃'gɔlɐ]), is a country in southern Africa. It was a Portuguese colony from 1575 until it gained its independence in 1975. After its separation from Portugal, it underwent a bloody civil war, which lasted until 2002. It is a member of the African Union. Its capital and largest city is Luanda, formerly known as Loanda. It uses West Africa Time. Its government is a republic and has a multi-party presidential regime.

The flag of Angola
(PD) Image: CIA
The flag of Angola
An elephant in Angola
(CC) Photo: Martin Begrich
An elephant in Angola
Satellite view of Angola
(PD) Image: Maplibrary.org
Satellite view of Angola
A diamond miner
(PD) Photo: USAID Guinea
A diamond miner
Some Angolan football fans
(CC) Photo: Joanita Hafermalz
Some Angolan football fans
Tazu Falls, one of Angola's richest sources of gem diamonds.
(CC) Photo: Brian Harrington Spier
Tazu Falls, one of Angola's richest sources of gem diamonds.
José Eduardo dos Santos, president of Angola.
(CC) Photo: Ricardo Stuckert/PR/Agência Brasil
José Eduardo dos Santos, president of Angola.
The Coat of Arms of Angola.
© Image: Vector-Images.com
The Coat of Arms of Angola.
A map of Angola.
(PD) Image: CIA
A map of Angola.
A classroom in the Bié Province
(CC) Photo: Rafaela Printes

A classroom in the Bié Province