Luanda

Housing 

Expat Neighborhoods

Common expat neighborhoods include:

• Luanda Sul
• Talatona
• Ingombota
• Benfica
• Alvalade
• Miramar
• Maianga
• Maculusso
• Viana

Rental Housing Cost

Rental housing cost varies depending on the type, size, and location of the property:

Apartment:
• 1 Bed: 5,000 – 9,000 USD
• 2 Bed: 6,000 – 10,000 USD
• 3 Bed: 12,000 – 15,000 USD

House:
• 3 Bed: 18,000 – 30,000 USD
• 4 Bed: 20,000 – 35,000 USD

 

Local Details

Transportation

The most popular means of transportation is in mini bus taxis called Candonguerios. There are many taxi companies available and car rental agencies.

Fun Facts

Angolans normally shake hands when greeting each other, but when introduced to an older person or to someone with a higher position, Angolans typically bow their heads.

The name Angola is derived from the word Angola, a title for kings used in the state of Ndongo during the early centuries.

Angola’s oil and diamonds are its primary sources of income. The country has even become China’s major oil supplier.

Angola has a land area of 1,246,701 square kilometers (481,354 square miles), making it twice as big as Texas and 3 times the size of California.

Home of the giant sable antelope – thought to be extinct until discovered a few years ago.

Angola’s favorite sport is basketball.

Ruacana Falls, one of African’s most beautiful natural wonders, is located here.

Local Currency

AKZ