The currency used in Angola is called as the Kwanza. This currency is denoted with the currency sign Kz and the ISO 4217 Code for the Angolan Kwanza is AOA.
The Kwanza, is the official currency of the Angola . It is divided into 100 smaller units called cêntimo.
The constitution of Angola provides that the Angola government shall have the power to print the Angolan Kwanza and cêntimo coins to be used as a legal tender in Angola.
The Angolan Kwanza bank notes and Cêntimo coins are both designated as "legal tender" in payment of debts.
The Angolan Kwanza bill uses the decimal system, consisting of 100 equal units.
The symbol Kz
, usually written before the numerical amount, is used for the Angolan Kwanza.
Currently printed bank notes denominations are 10, 50, 100, 200, 500, 1,000, 2,000 kwanzas
and the coins are minted in the denominations of 1, 2, 5 kwanzas 10, 50 cêntimos.