Angola is located on the southwest coast of mainland Africa, bounded to the north and northeast by the Democratic Republic of Congo, Zambia to the east and the south by Namibia. The West is bathed by the Atlantic Ocean.
With a coastline of 1,650 kilometers, extends into the interior, occupying an area of 1,246,700 km ². From the coastline develops to a mountain chain, where the two highest points of land, Morro Moco (2.620m) and Mount Meco (2.538m) followed by a plateau area which form the major basins rivers: Zaire, Cunene, Kwanza, and Queve Kubango, to meet in its territory habitats ranging from tropical forest, open forest, savanna, to a desert area in south
Angola is divided into 18 provinces: Bengo, Benguela, Bié, Cabinda, Cunene, Huambo, Huíla, Kuando Kubango, Kwanza Norte, Kwanza Sul, Luanda, Lunda Norte, Lunda Sul, Malanje, Moxico, Namibe, Uige and Zaire.
Angola, despite being located in an area has a subtropical climate that is not characterized by this condition because of the confluence of three factors:
Consequently, the climate of Angola is characterized by two seasons, in the rain, from October to April and the Cacimbo from May to August, with more droughts and lower temperatures. Moreover, while the coastline has high rates of rainfall, which will decrease from north to south, and 800 m to 50 m, with average annual temperatures above 23 º C, the area of the interior, can be divided into 3 areas : North with large rainfall and high temperatures, the Central Plateau with a dry season and temperatures average around 19 º C; South with very wide temperature ranges due to the proximity of the desert Calaari and the influence of tropical air masses.