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ID: 1000149
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Angola (nation)  Angola (nation)

Coordinates:
Lat: 12 30 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -12.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 018 30 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 18.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Original inhabitants of area probably were Khoisan-speaking hunters/gathers; large Bantu-speaking migration ca. 1000; home of 2 important Bantu kingdoms; settled by Portuguese 15th-16th centuries; exploited in slave trade; frontiers extended inland 19th century; official language is Portuguese, but Bantu dialects are also spoken.

Names:
Angola (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Angola (Italian-P,U,N)
Angola (Spanish-P,U,N)
Angola (French-P,U,N)
Angola (Portuguese-P,U,N)
República de Angola (C,V,O,Spanish,U)
República de Angola (Portuguese,U,N)
République d'Angola (C,O,French,U,N)
Republic of Angola (C,O,English,U,N)
Ангола (C,V,Russian-P,U)
Республика Ангола (C,V,Russian,U)
安哥拉 (C,V,Chinese-P,U)
安哥拉共和国 (C,V,Chinese,U)
أهغولا (C,V,Arabic-P,U)
جُهور ةً أهغولا (C,V,Arabic,U)
AGO (C,O,ISO3L)
AO (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO024 (C,O,ISO3N)
AO00 (C,O,FIPS)
República Popular de Angola (H,V)
People's Republic of Angola (H,O)
République populaire d'Angola (H,O)
Portuguese West Africa (H,O)
Província de Angola (H,V)  ............ 1834-1896; 1951-1972
Province d'Angola (H,V)  ............ 1834-1896; 1951-1972
Colónia de Angola (H,V)  ............ 1926-1951
Estado de Angola (H,V)  ............ 1972-1975
Angolan (C,O,English,U,A)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Angola (nation)  ........  Angola (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  gained independence November 1975
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
former territory/colony/dependent state (C)
province (H)  ............  Portuguese, 1951-1975
colony (H)  ............  Portuguese, 1575-1951

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Luanda .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Africa, Angola, Luanda province) [7000356]
historical connection ....  Kongo Kingdom .......... (former nation/state/empire)
........................................  (World, Africa) [8711680]
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1976

Sources and Contributors:
Ангола..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
Республика Ангола..........  [VP]
................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
安哥拉..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
安哥拉共和国..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
أهغولا..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
جُهور ةً أهغولا..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
AGO..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 763
Angola..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 1:41 ff.
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 91
.................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-4
Angolan..........  [VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 2
AO..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 11
AO00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
Colónia de Angola..........  [VP]
................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) accessed 5 April 2017
Estado de Angola..........  [VP]
.............................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) accessed 5 April 2017
ISO024..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 11
People's Republic of Angola..........  [VP]
...............................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 763
...............................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Portuguese West Africa..........  [VP]
.........................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 51
Province d'Angola..........  [VP]
................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) accessed 5 April 2017
Província de Angola..........  [VP]
...................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) accessed 5 April 2017
República de Angola..........  [VP]
...................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 550
República Popular de Angola..........  [VP]
...............................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1990) 558
...............................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 25-26
Republic of Angola..........  [VP]
...................................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 38
République d'Angola..........  [VP]
...................................  ISO Newsletter (1993) 1993-07-02, III-52
République populaire d'Angola..........  [VP]
..................................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 775
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1990) 558
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 550
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 25-26
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 41 ff.
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 11
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 763; 775
..................  ISO Newsletter (1993) 1993-07-02, III-52
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 91
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-4
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 38
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 2
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 51
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

 

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