People's Republic of Angola

self-declared socialist state (1975–1992)

The People's Republic of Angola (Portuguese: República Popular de Angola) was a socialist state which governed Angola from its independence in 1975 until 25 August 1992, during the Angolan Civil War.

People's Republic of Angola
República Popular de Angola
Coat of arms of Angola
Coat of arms
Location of Angola
Common languagesPortuguese
GovernmentUnitary Marxist-Leninist one-party socialist republic
• 1975−1979
Agostinho Neto
• 1979−1992
José Eduardo dos Santos
Prime Minister 
• 1975−1978
Lopo do Nascimento
• 1991−1992
Fernando José de França Dias Van-Dúnem
Historical eraCold War
• Independence from Portugal
11 November 1975
22 November 1976
25 August 1992
Calling code244
ISO 3166 codeAO
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Portuguese Angola
Republic of Angola