ang gO' la, a republic
in southwestern Africa
Republic of Angola
Local Name República de Angola. Area
481,354 sq mi. Population 18,056,072. Capital
Luanda. Independence from Portugal Achieved
November 11, 1975.
Angola in 1961
On February 4, Africans stormed
Portuguese police stations and prisons in Luanda in an
attempt to liberate several fellow Africans who had been
held for months without trial.