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Angola

 

1973-1995 | 2011-2013

 

 

100 Escudos, 1973

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Front: Luiz Vaz de Camões (1524-1580), Portugal's greatest poet

His mastery of verse has been compared to that of Homer, Virgil, Dante and Shakespeare. He wrote a considerable amount of lyrical poetry and drama but is best remembered for his epic work Os Lusíadas.

Back: Palm tree

 

100 Kwanzas, 1976

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Front: António Agostinho Neto (1922-1979), former president of Angola

António Agostinho Neto received his medical degree in Lisbon. Upon his return to Angola, he actively involved in organizing opposition to colonial rule. He was arrested by authorities, but escaped to Morocco to become an important leader of Angolan resistance from exile. He became the President after Portuguese withdrew from Angola in 1975.

Back: Textile factory workers

 

500 Kwanzas, 1991

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Front: José Eduardo dos Santos (1942-) and António Agostinho Neto (1922-1979), current and former president of Angola respectively

Back: View of Serra da Leba

 

Serra da Leba

Serra da Leba

Enlarge: Mountain PassSerra da Leba

 

500,000 Kwanzas, 1991 (1994)

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Front: José Eduardo dos Santos (1942-) and António Agostinho Neto (1922-1979), current and former president of Angola respectively

Back: Rhinoceros

 

1,000 Kwanzas Reajustados, 1995

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Front: José Eduardo dos Santos (1942-) and António Agostinho Neto (1922-1979), current and former president of Angola respectively

Back: Giant Sable antelope

 

Giant Sable Antelope

Giant Sable antelope

Enlarge: AntelopeGiant Sable antelope

 

50,000 Kwanzas Reajustados, 1995

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Front: José Eduardo dos Santos (1942-) and António Agostinho Neto (1922-1979), current and former president of Angola respectively

Back: Telecommunications station in Luanda

 

500,000 Kwanzas Reajustados, 1995

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Front: José Eduardo dos Santos (1942-) and António Agostinho Neto (1922-1979), current and former president of Angola respectively

Back: Matala dam

 

Matala dam

Matala dam

Enlarge: DamMatala dam

 

1,000,000 Kwanzas Reajustados 1995

1,000,000 Kwanzas Rea. 1995 front
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Front: José Eduardo dos Santos (1942-) and António Agostinho Neto (1922-1979), current and former president of Angola respectively

Back: School girl

 

5,000,000 Kwanzas Reajustados 1995

5,000,000 Kwanzas Rea. 1995 front
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Front: José Eduardo dos Santos (1942-) and António Agostinho Neto (1922-1979), current and former president of Angola respectively

Back: View of Serra da Leba

Courtesy Steve Burke

 

Serra da Leba

Serra da Leba

Enlarge: Mountain PassSerra da Leba

1973-1995 | 2011-2013

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Angola is located on the west coast of southern Africa. The Portuguese settlers ruled Angola from 1491 to 1975. Independence was proclaimed in 1975. For a more detailed country profile, see CIA World Factbook on Angola.

 

 

 

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