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An Up-to-Date Geographical, Historical, Political and Economic Summary of the African Countries

An Up-to-Date Geographical, Historical, Political and Economic Summary of the African Countries AFRICA FOCUS, Vol.4, Nr.3-4, pp. 173-186. AFRICA REVIEW AN UP-TO-DATE GEOGRAPHICAL, HISTORICAL, POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC SUMMARY OF THE AFRICAN COUNTRIES* Prepared by F. Pauwels, P. Van Damme, D. Theeten, D. Beke, S. Hoste. ANGOLA 1. Official name: People's Republic of Angola Republica Popular de Angola 2. Geography: 2.1. Situation: Angola lies in the west-central part of southern Africa, between 6°S and l8°S, and ll 4S'E and 24°E. The district of Cabinda, north of the Zaire river, is part of Angola. 2.2. Total area: 1 246 700 km2 (incl. Cabinda: 7270 km2). 2.3. Natural regions: a 70-80 km large coastal zone separates the central highlands, ranging from 1000 to 2000 m alti­ tude, from the Atlantic Ocean. These plateaux are bordered by the Cristal Mountains in the north and the Chela Mountains in the south. Major river systems are the Kasai and the Zambezi-Okavango system, where altitu­ des well over 1000 m are found. Only the southern coastal zone is suited for cultivation. 2.4. Climate: tropical, with temperatures modified by the altitude and with a marked dry winter season throughout the country. The intertropical convergence zone brings f< Every issue of AFRIKA FOCUS will provide a survey of two or http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Afrika Focus Brill

An Up-to-Date Geographical, Historical, Political and Economic Summary of the African Countries

Afrika Focus , Volume 4 (3-4): 14 – Jan 15, 1988

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Copyright © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
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AFRICA FOCUS, Vol.4, Nr.3-4, pp. 173-186. AFRICA REVIEW AN UP-TO-DATE GEOGRAPHICAL, HISTORICAL, POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC SUMMARY OF THE AFRICAN COUNTRIES* Prepared by F. Pauwels, P. Van Damme, D. Theeten, D. Beke, S. Hoste. ANGOLA 1. Official name: People's Republic of Angola Republica Popular de Angola 2. Geography: 2.1. Situation: Angola lies in the west-central part of southern Africa, between 6°S and l8°S, and ll 4S'E and 24°E. The district of Cabinda, north of the Zaire river, is part of Angola. 2.2. Total area: 1 246 700 km2 (incl. Cabinda: 7270 km2). 2.3. Natural regions: a 70-80 km large coastal zone separates the central highlands, ranging from 1000 to 2000 m alti­ tude, from the Atlantic Ocean. These plateaux are bordered by the Cristal Mountains in the north and the Chela Mountains in the south. Major river systems are the Kasai and the Zambezi-Okavango system, where altitu­ des well over 1000 m are found. Only the southern coastal zone is suited for cultivation. 2.4. Climate: tropical, with temperatures modified by the altitude and with a marked dry winter season throughout the country. The intertropical convergence zone brings f< Every issue of AFRIKA FOCUS will provide a survey of two or

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Published: Jan 15, 1988

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