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School and education in Angola

In Angola, the education follows a 6-3-3 system, where the primary school lasts for 6 years, the secondary school for 3 years and the secondary school for 3 years. According to UNESCO, in 2011, 29.6% of the population over 15 years were illiterate. Check topschoolsintheusa for test centers of ACT, SAT, and GRE as well high schools in the country of Angola.

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The protracted civil war, which ended in 2002, left great havoc on the school system. Despite progress, according to Save the Children, there were still 824,000 children of primary school age who did not attend school in 2008.


Luanda, formerly São Paulo de Luanda, the capital of Angola; 6.5 million in the stprby area (2014). The city was founded in 1576 by the Portuguese; it is beautifully situated on the Atlantic Ocean with a palm-lined promenade along the coast. The climate is relatively pleasant and Luanda has long been one of the most attractive cities on the West African coast. The old fort of São Miguel is still preserved; it guarded one of the most important ports for slave traffic to Brazil.

In 1955, oil was found in the city's vicinity, and the refinery and follower industries are among the city's most significant companies. The port is the country's most important both for imports and exporter of i.e. coffee and cotton. Luanda is also home to Angola's growing financial sector.

During Luanda's heyday, it grew tremendously and received a modern touch with skyscrapers, supermarkets and wide boulevards. However, decades of civil war ripped the city down, and it was devastated by poverty, poverty and refugees from within the country. After the end of the civil war in 2002, Luanda has been developing rapidly and is characterized by extensive new construction and infrastructure expansion.

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