Which country controls Cabinda?
|Cabinda (red), exclave of Angola|
|Alvor Agreement||15 January 1975|
Has the Cabinda war ended?
In 2002, the Angolan government signed a peace deal with UNITA officially ending the civil war.
What language is Cabinda?
French. French is spoken in Cabinda, an Angolan province that is bordered by two French-speaking nations of the Congo and the DRC. Naturally, the people of Cabinda speak French either as well as Portuguese or better than that. 90% of the literate population of Cabinda speak French and 10% speak Portuguese.
Does Angola speak Portuguese?
Description. The languages in Angola are those originally spoken by the different ethnic groups and Portuguese, introduced during the Portuguese colonial era. The most widely spoken indigenous languages are Umbundu, Kimbundu and Kikongo. Portuguese is the official language of the country.
What is the flag of Cabinda?
More than 3,500 people of Cabinda live in refugee camps in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and in the Republic of the Congo. Two different flag designs seem to be in use, one with the monument of Simulambuco, and one with the green triangle and the white star.
How did Cabinda become part of Angola?
Portugal first claimed sovereignty over Cabinda in February 1885 through the Treaty of Simbulambuco which gave Cabinda the status of a Portuguese protectorate. Following the confirmation of the borders of Angola in the mid-1920s, Cabinda was treated as part of Portuguese West Africa (Angola).
What is the history of Cabinda?
Following the confirmation of the borders of Angola in the mid-1920s, Cabinda was treated as part of Portuguese West Africa (Angola). In 1974-75, when Portugal gave independence to its African colonies, it was done in a colony by colony basis.
Is Cabinda a decolonized country?
In May 1963 the Organization of African Unity (OAU) ranked Cabinda as the 39th state still to be decolonized and Angola as the 35th. In the early 1960s, several independence movements advocating a separate status for Cabinda came into being.