Angola BICYCLE TOURING STATISTICS


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Information

Located in Africa, Angola (formally called the Republic of Angola) can be found at Latitude: -8.838333 and Longitutde: 13.234444 occupying 1,246,700 sq/km of area. At last count, Angola has the population of 17,074,000 residents (with an annual 2.10% growth rate) who are known as Angolan(s).

The Flag for Angola

 
War has left its legacy on the Angolan landscape, from land mine infested farmland and potholed roads to bullet-ridden buildings. This nation of rich farmland, scenic beaches and mountains, and abundant oil and diamond resources suffers from 41 years of war first a liberation war against the Portuguese colonial army, then an ethnic-based civil war that ended in 2002. A 2006 cease-fire sought to stop a separatist guerrilla war in the oil-rich exclave of Cabinda (north of mainland Angola). The nation depends on oil for 83 percent of its revenue, but high military budgets divert the money away from most Angolans 95 percent of whom are trapped in poverty.

57% of Angolan(s) live in urban centers, and 67% can read and write one of the many languages such as Portuguese, Bantu, other African languages. Angolan(s) have an average life expectancy rate of 46 years and most follow the indigenous beliefs, Roman Catholic, Protestant religions. 85% Agriculture of Angolan(s) work in the agriculture industry which produces , and 15% Industry & Services work in the industry producing petroleum, diamonds, iron ore, phosphates, cement. Another work in the services sector such as tourism and retail environments. crude oil, diamonds, refined petroleum products, coffee, sisal, fish and fish products are regularly exported to other countries in the world from Angola. The Gross Domestic Product per capita is $8,900 with -0.60% annual growth.

Angola uses the telephone country code of 244 and internet hosts use the .ao suffix. Angola uses the Kwanza (AOA).

Currency



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(One Canadian Dollar equals 0 AOA)


My Experience


Photos

Journal Entries

The following is a list of journal entries I wrote while traveling through Angola. Click one to read!


Darkness Calling

Writer’s Block

Janet..

Diamond in the Rough

Statistics

Totals

Distance Traveled: 2205.17 km
Distance Ascended: 17,687 m
Distance Descended: 20,378 m
Energy Consumed: 106,918 calories
Overall Cost: $293.64
    Food: $187.81
    Drink: $53.38
    Lodging: $0.00
    Transport: $0.00
    Entertainment: $15.88
    Equipment: $36.59
    Misc: $0.00
 
Longest Day: 2014-04-05 - 147.07 km
Most Climbed: 2014-04-05 - 1393.00 m
Most Energy Burned: 2014-04-05 - 6089.00 calories
Most Expensive Day: 2014-03-31 - $ 35.85

Daily Statistics

Date Location Distance (km) Cost ($CAD) Map
2014-05-02 Middle of Nowhere, AO 70.09 $9.22 Map
2014-05-01 Nkembo Balu Village, AO 48.00 $3.07 Map
2014-04-29 Nzeto, AO 106.40 $0.00 Map
2014-04-26 Luanda, AO 0.00 $0.00
2014-04-25 Luanda, AO 38.68 $18.44 Map
2014-04-24 Luanda, AO 6.65 $22.54 Map
2014-04-23 Luanda, AO 32.86 $0.00 Map
2014-04-22 Luanda, AO 0.00 $0.00
2014-04-21 Luanda, AO 0.00 $0.00
2014-04-20 Luanda, AO 0.00 $0.00
2014-04-19 Luanda, AO 0.00 $0.56 Map
2014-04-18 Luanda, AO 0.00 $0.40 Map
2014-04-17 Luanda, AO 0.00 $0.00 Map
2014-04-16 Luanda, AO 34.83 $4.10 Map
2014-04-15 Luanda, AO 17.44 $6.66 Map
2014-04-14 Luanda, AO 31.00 $1.54 Map
2014-04-13 Barrio de Kwanza, AO $0.00
2014-04-12 Barrio de Kwanza, AO 0.00 $0.00
2014-04-11 Barro de Kwanza, AO 74.02 $1.54 Map
2014-04-10 Middle of Nowhere, AO 106.73 $0.00 Map
2014-04-09 Middle of Nowhere, AO 89.14 $17.72 Map
2014-04-08 Sumbe, AO 10.00 $6.76
2014-04-07 Sumbe, AO 0.00 $0.00
2014-04-06 Sumbe, AO 0.00 $0.00
2014-04-05 Sumbe, AO 147.07 $1.54 Map
2014-04-04 Middle of Nowhere, AO 101.61 $3.69 Map
2014-04-03 Middle of Nowhere, AO 102.82 $6.40 Map
2014-04-02 Middle of Nowhere, AO 97.56 $4.61 Map
2014-04-01 Huambo, AO 0.00 $0.00
2014-03-31 Huambo, AO 9.08 $35.85 Map
2014-03-30 Huambo, AO 0.00 $0.00
2014-03-29 Huambo, AO 47.84 $2.96 Map
2014-03-28 Kilometer 25, AO 69.72 $3.89 Map
2014-03-27 Monguenta, AO 103.42 $4.61 Map
2014-03-26 Unknown Village, AO 114.50 $4.61 Map
2014-03-25 Middle of Nowhere, AO 77.09 $13.32 Map
2014-03-24 Lubango, AO 9.01 $22.14 Map
2014-03-23 Namibe, AO 10.65 $2.05 Map
2014-03-22 Namibe, AO 89.04 $6.15 Map
2014-03-21 Middle of Nowhere, AO 100.45 $6.45 Map
2014-03-20 Lubango, AO 73.00 $25.60 Map
2014-03-19 Lubango, AO 10.37 $6.50 Map
2014-03-18 Lubango, AO 85.15 $2.66 Map
2014-03-17 Quihita, AO 12.31 $7.68 Map
2014-03-16 Quihita, AO 64.60 $12.81 Map
2014-03-15 Middle of Nowhere, AO 81.42 $2.05 Map
2014-03-14 Middle of Nowhere, AO 100.94 $20.49 Map
2014-03-13 Middle of Nowhere, AO 31.68 $5.03 Map

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