The Angolan Kwanza is the primary currency of Angola.
This currency is used by an estimated 30,809,762 people.
Based on our estimate, Angolan Kwanza is the #41 most popular currency is the world.
The currency code for the Angolan Kwanza is "AOA".
The ISO 4217 number for this currency is 973.
The currency symbol for the Kwanza is "Kz".
Angolan Kwanza conversion rates, useful facts, and holiday schedule can be found below.
AOA Currency Demographics
The primary country using the Angolan Kwanza is Angola.
There are approximately 30,809,762 people around the world who use the Angolan Kwanza.
The Angolan Kwanza is the #41 most used widely currency is the world.
30,809,762 user population
Ranked #41 in the world
AOA Exchange Rates
1 Angolan Kwanza equals:
† Rates last updated at 36 minutes ago
‡ Rates are the interbank rate and are only available on large transactions
AOA Currency Facts
|ISO 4217 Code||AOA|
|ISO 4217 Number||973|
|Minor Unit Name||N.a.|
|Minor Unit Symbol||
|Frequently Used banknotes||Kz50, Kz100, Kz200, Kz500, Kz1000, Kz2000, Kz5000, Kz10|
|Rarely Used Banknotes||N.a.|
|Frequently Used Coins||Kz1, Kz2, Kz5, 10, 50|
|Rarely Used Coins||N.a.|
|Estimated User Population||30,809,762 people|
|AOA Inflation Rate||20.19%|
† Population and Inflation rate as based on data from the World Bank.
‡ Corrections or suggestions? Please contact us.
2019 AOA Currency Holidays
Based on holidays observed by the Banco Nacional de Angola.
On these dates banks and payment systems may be closed.
Settlement in Angolan Kwanza may also be closed on these dates.
|New Year's Day
||January 1, 2019
|Start of Liberation War
||February 4, 2019
||March 5, 2019
|International Women's Day
||March 8, 2019
||March 23, 2019
||April 4, 2019
||April 5, 2019
||April 19, 2019
||May 1, 2019
||September 16, 2019
|National Heroes' Day
||September 17, 2019
|All Soul's Day
||November 2, 2019
||November 11, 2019
||December 25, 2019
AOA Currency History
The Angolan Kwanza was created in December 1999.
The table below shows the history of currencies that ultimately became the Angolan Kwanza.
|Angolan kwanza (AOK)
January 1977 to September 1990
|Angolan new kwanza (AON)
September 1990 to June 1995
|Angolan kwanza readjustado (AOR)
July 1995 to November 1999