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Locale Code: pt-AO

The locale code represents Portuguese language in Angola.

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General information related to the locale code

Comprehensive pt-AO locale data for Angola
Country NameAngola
Country Name (Local)Ngola
Country Flag🇦🇴
Country Area1246700 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)AO
Language NamePortuguese
Language Name (Local)Português
Language Code (ISO 639-1)pt
RegionMiddle Africa
Capital NameLuanda
Capital Latitude-8.83682
Capital Longitude13.23432
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The currency used for the locale code pt-AO is Kwanza.

Currency information for Angola and pt-AO locale
Currency NameKwanza
Currency Name (Local)Angolan kwanza
Currency CodeAOA
Currency SymbolKz
Currency Numeric973
Currency Subunit Value100
Currency Subunit NameLwei


Angola has one timezone with UTC offset UTC+01:00.



Angola shares borders with 4 countries and it's not landlocked.

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What is 'pt-AO' locale code?

Every locale code is a unique identifier for a specific language and country (or region). It is used in software development to localize applications and websites. Locale code is a combination of ISO 639-1 language code and ISO 3166-1 country code. For example, pt_AO is a locale code for Portuguese language in Angola. Locale codes are used to define the language and country settings for date, time, currency, and number formatting. They are also used to translate user interfaces and messages in software applications. Locale codes are essential for building multilingual and internationalized software products. They are used in programming languages, frameworks, and libraries to provide internationalization and localization features. Locale codes are also used in databases, operating systems, and web browsers to provide language and country-specific settings. Locale codes are standardized by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and are widely used in software development.