In this series of articles we overview languages present in any given country. This time we are looking at the languages spoken in Angola

The biggest languages present in Angola include:

  • Portuguese
  • Chokwe
  • Kikongo
  • Kimbundu
  • Umbundu

The sole official language of the country is Portugese.

Below you will find summaries for the languages supported by our translation services.


Portuguese is a Romance language, closely related to Italian, Romanian, Spanish, Catalan, and other languages of the same branch of the language family. It has no country-wide official status in Angola.

Portuguese language summary
Number of speakers worldwide243 million
Language familyIndo-European
WritingPortuguese alphabet
Major Portuguese-speaking populations in:5 countries

Demographics and geographic distribution

Portuguese is spoken by around 243 million people around the world. With regard to the number of speakers, the most notable 3 countries are Portugal, Brazil, and Angola.

More than half of Angolan citizens speak Portuguese.


The Portuguese alphabet is used for writing the Portuguese language. Being a subset of the Portuguese script, it uses some non-standard characters like à, á, â, ã, overall 12 symbols.

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