Philippines and Angola | 17 Years of Diplomatic Relations

Today, September 14, we celebrate 17 years of the establishment of formal diplomatic relations between the Philippines and Angola.

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Philippines and Angola | Image Credit | DFA


Here are some facts you need to know about the Philippines and Angola:

  • The Capital of Angola is Luanda.
  • Most Angolans are Christian.
  • The Flight hour from Manila to Luanda is 22 hours and 30 minutes.
  • The Currency of Angola is Kwanza.
  • Angola is the 22nd largest country in the world by area.
  • Being a former Portuguese colony, Angolans speak Portuguese.
  • Angola’s population according to the 2014 census is 25,789,024.
  • There are 6,255 deployed land based Filipino workers in Angola in 2010.(PSO)
  • The Philippines total value of exports to Angola is $404,258 while the Philippines
    imports only $1,119 in the year 2009 and 2010.(PSO)
  • The Philippines consulate in Angola is located Rua Rainha Ginga, 190 Cx. Postal 10013
    Tel. No. (+244-222) 638 398
    Duty Officer No.: (+1-917) 208-6258
    Fax No. (+244-222) 637 000
    MR. ETIENNE ALBERT BRECHET is the Consul General, a.h.