ACP ENVIRONMENTAL OBSERVATORY
Status and Trends in the African, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States

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Angola

Capital: Luanda
World Bank Region: Sub-Saharan Africa
World Bank Income level: Upper middle income
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Land area (km2): 1,246,700 (2007)
 
Population (people): 19,183,907 (2007)
 
Population density (people per km2 land area): 15.39 (2007)
 
Population growth (annual): 3.4% (2007)
 
Life expectancy at birth (years): 49 (2007)
 
Infant mortality rate (per 1000 live births): 117 (2007)
 
GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): $5,613.23 (2007)
 
GDP growth (annual): 22.6% (2007)

 
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Terrestrial Protected Areas over 100km2
Name WDPA ID (Link to DOPA) WDPA ID (Link to BIOPAMA) Area (km2) IUCN Management Category
Integral Nature Reserve and the Luando 3066 3066 8737 IV
National Park Bicuar 350 350 7728 II
National Park Cameia 349 349 14185 II
National Park Cangandala 351 351 642 II
National Park Iona 347 347 15264 II
National Park Luengue-Luiana 4493 4493 10436 II
National Park Mavinga 5081 5081 5612 II
National Park Mupa 2249 2249 5368 II
National Park Quiçãma 348 348 8597 II
Natural Regional Park Chimalavera 4490 4490 214 V
Partial Reserve Buffalo 4494 4494 332 IV
Partial Reserve Namibe 2251 2251 5298 IV
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Terrestrial Ecoregions
Name % of country covered % of ecoregion protected in country % of ecoregion protected worldwide % of ecoregion within country % country contribution to protection worldwide
Angolan Miombo woodlands 35.94 5.62 5.38 95.62 100.0
Angolan montane forest-grassland mosaic 1.45 0.0 0.0 100.0 0.0
Angolan Mopane woodlands 2.92 6.8 21.11 38.39 12.36
Angolan scarp savanna and woodlands 4.23 11.6 11.6 100.0 100.0
Atlantic Equatorial coastal forests 0.15 0.0 23.03 1.37 0.0
Central African mangroves 0.07 0.12 23.43 4.06 0.02
Central Zambezian Miombo woodlands 2.32 0.28 22.31 3.45 0.04
Kaokoveld desert 1.19 41.44 71.88 45.64 26.31
Namibian savanna woodlands 1.91 42.06 39.28 14.9 15.96
Southern Congolian forest-savanna mosaic 3.35 0.0 3.47 10.32 0.0
Western Congolian forest-savanna mosaic 9.66 0.03 6.96 41.05 0.17
Western Zambezian grasslands 0.26 0.0 49.96 13.59 0.0
Zambezian Baikiaea woodlands 7.48 11.52 31.82 49.68 17.98
Zambezian Cryptosepalum dry forests 0.18 0.0 20.49 8.1 0.0
Zambezian flooded grasslands 0.18 49.96 64.45 2.09 1.62
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