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Required travel documents for Angola
Required travel documents for Angola: passport [...]

Electric power
Electric power: 220V / 50 Hz [...]

Area code to Angola
Area code to Angola: +244 [...]

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When direct dialing to Angola from the U.S., dial 011(international access code) + 244 [country code] + local number, or use international operator.
Informations: 112 (telephone numbers). [...]

Weather and clothing
Angola's climate is tropical, with wet and dry seasons that vary little in temperature. While it is very hot and rainy in the coastal region, temperatures in the inland areas are milder. Casual attire, safari suits are the norm in hot, humid climate. [...]

Health Precautions
All visitors over one year of age arriving from infected areas must have a yellow fever vaccination certificate. Hepatitis B, malaria, cholera, trachoma, schistosomiasis, river blindness, and sleeping sickness are all hazards. Tapwater is not potable. So [...]

Languages in Angola
Portuguese (official), and over 60 other Bantu-group languages, including Umbundu, Kimbundu, Kikongo, Tchokwe, Ovambo [...]

Clothing in Angola
Lightweight cottons and linens throughout the year in the south. Tropical clothing for summers in the north. Nights can be cold, so warm clothing should be taken. Waterproofing is advisable for the rainy season throughout the country. [...]

Tipping in Angola
Where service charge is not added to the bill, 10% is acceptable, although tipping is not officially encouraged. Tipping can be in kind [...]