General: Angola is a large coastal state on the South Atlantic coast. It is the seventh-largest country in Africa, and is bordered by Namibia to the south, the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the north, Zambia to the east, and the Atlantic Ocean to west. The exclave province of Cabinda has borders with the Republic of the Congo and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The capital and largest city is Luanda.
Gospel Need: Largest religion is a mixture of indigenous beliefs
- 47% Indigenous beliefs
- 38% Roman Catholic
- 15% Protestant
The church in Angola has seen growth but has not emerged unharmed from the decades of conflict. Angola has religious freedom, but it also has a reputation for having dangerous syncretistic cults that mix elements of Christianity with animistic tribal religions. The government attempts to encourage the work of established and reputable denominations, while limiting the effects of the cults.
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