Angolan Geography Stats


  • Area > Comparative: The area of various small countries expressed in comparison to various areas within the United States of America.
  • Area > Land: Total land area in square kilometres
  • Area > Land > Per capita: Total land area in square kilometres Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Area > Total: Total area in square kilometers
  • Area > Water: Total water area in square kilometers
  • Average precipitation in depth > Mm per year: Average precipitation in depth (mm per year). Average precipitation is the long-term average in depth (over space and time) of annual precipitation in the country. Precipitation is defined as any kind of water that falls from clouds as a liquid or a solid.
  • Climate: A brief description of typical weather regimes throughout the year.
  • Coastline: The total length of the boundary between the land area (including islands) and the sea.
  • Geographic coordinates: This entry includes rounded latitude and longitude figures for the purpose of finding the approximate geographic center of an entity and is based on the Gazetteer of Conventional Names, Third Edition, August 1988, US Board on Geographic Names and on other sources.
  • Land area > Sq. km: Land area is a country's total area, excluding area under inland water bodies, national claims to continental shelf, and exclusive economic zones. In most cases the definition of inland water bodies includes major rivers and lakes."
  • Land area > Square miles: Country land area.
  • Location: The country's regional location, neighboring countries, and adjacent bodies of water.
  • Natural resources: A country's mineral, petroleum, hydropower, and other resources of commercial importance.
  • Surface area > Sq. km: Surface area is a country's total area, including areas under inland bodies of water and some coastal waterways.
  • Terrain: A brief description of the topography
Area > Comparative slightly less than twice the size of Texas 2013
Area > Land 1.25 million sq km 2008 23th out of 235
Area > Land > Per capita 99.49 sq km per 1,000 people 2008 22nd out of 224
Area > Total 1.25 million sq km 2013 24th out of 251
Area > Water 0.0 2013 174th out of 246
Average precipitation in depth > Mm per year 1,010 2011 95th out of 178
Climate semiarid in south and along coast to Luanda; north has cool, dry season (May to October) and hot, rainy season (November to April) 2013
Coastline 1,600 km 2014 66th out of 242
Geographic coordinates 12 30 S, 18 30 E 2013
Land area > Sq. km 1.25 million sq km 2008 22nd out of 199
Land area > Square miles 481,354 square miles 2013 14th out of 86
Location Southern Africa, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Namibia and Democratic Republic of the Congo 2013
Natural resources petroleum, diamonds, iron ore, phosphates, copper, feldspar, gold, bauxite, uranium 2013
Surface area > Sq. km 1.25 million km² 2005 22nd out of 204
Terrain narrow coastal plain rises abruptly to vast interior plateau 2013

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; Food and Agriculture Organization; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; Food and Agriculture Organisation, electronic files and web site.; British Broadcasting Corporation 2014; World Development Indicators database



Angola Geography Profiles (Subcategories)

Area 11 Land boundaries 4
Environment 3 Land use 3
Freshwater withdrawal 6 Maritime claims 4
Land area 3 Surface area 3


Location, i.e where the country is situated and what countries it shares its boundaries with?

Posted on 27 Jul 2010



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