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Angola is rebuilding its country after the end of a 27-year civil war in 2002. Fighting between the Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA), led by Jose Eduardo DOS SANTOS, and the National Union for the Total Independence of Angola (UNITA), led by Jonas SAVIMBI, followed independence from Portugal in 1975. Peace seemed imminent in 1992 when Angola held national elections, but fighting picked up again by 1996. Up to 1.5 million lives may have been lost - and 4 million people displaced - in the quarter century of fighting. SAVIMBI's death in 2002 ended UNITA's insurgency and strengthened the MPLA's hold on power. President DOS SANTOS held legislative elections in September 2008 and, despite promising to hold presidential elections in 2009, has since pushed through a new constitution that calls for elections in 2012.


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Transportation

Airports World Ranking: 33
176 (2012)

Airports - with paved runways
Total 30
Over 3,047 m 6
2,438 to 3,047 m 8
1,524 to 2,437 m 12
914 to 1,523 m 4 (2012)

Airports - with unpaved runways
Total 146
Over 3,047 m 3
2,438 to 3,047 m 3
1,524 to 2,437 m 31
914 to 1,523 m 66
Under 914 m 43 (2012)

Heliports
1 (2012)

Pipelines
Gas 2 km; oil 87 km (2010)

Railways World Ranking: 59
Total 2,764 km
Narrow gauge
2,641 km 1.067-m gauge; 123 km 0.600-m gauge (2008)

Roadways World Ranking: 79
Total 51,429 km
Paved 5,349 km
Unpaved 46,080 km (2001)

Waterways World Ranking: 56
1,300 km (2011)

Merchant marine World Ranking: 123
Total 7
By type
Cargo 1, chemical tanker 1, passenger/cargo 2, petroleum tanker 2, roll on/roll off 1
Foreign-owned 1 (Spain 1)
Registered in other countries
17 (Bahamas 6, Curacao 2, Cyprus 1, Liberia 1, Malta 7) (2010)

Ports and terminals
Cabinda, Lobito, Luanda, Namibe


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Angola (Luanda):
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GPS points from Angola (Luanda)

square Quingungo Provincia Do Cuanza Sul

square Lutembu Provincia Do Moxico

square Changuei Provincia Do Moxico

square Bimba Provincia De Malanje

square Benguela-bie Plateau Provincia Do Bie

square Capaua Do Buma Provincia De Namibe

square Cutango Provincia De Benguela

square Yema Provincia De Cabinda




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