|States under Jurisdiction|
Of the 50 states and territories that make up the United States of America, the Angolan Consulate General in Houston has jurisdiction over 9 states. Following is a brief description of each of them.
Having Montgomery as its capital city, Alabama is one of the nine states under this Consulate General jurisdiction. Agriculture and industry are fundamental to the State’s economy. 2000 data indicates that Alabama’s population is over 4 million, and it is the 23rd largest in the United States. Alabamian is the adjective for the resident of Alabama.
Arizona is another Southern state falling under this Consulate’s jurisdiction. There are more Angolan residents in this State compared to Alabama. The economic potential of this city is largely concentrated in agriculture and industry, where livestock, cotton, and dairy products are abundant; while copper, machinery, electronics, and tourism are key state revenues.
California, also known as the Golden State, is the most populous state in America with over 33 million people, and it is the headquarters of the movie industry. Sacramento is its capital, and other large cities include, but not limited to, apart from the Capital city, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, and Long Beach.
The State of Florida is the 4th largest with a population of about 16 million. Tallahassee is the State capital, and the largest cities include, but not limited to, Miami, Tampa, Lauderdale, and Orlando.
Industry, dominated by apparel, furniture, lumber and wood products, electrical machinery, and transportation equipment, and agriculture, with cotton, poultry, cattle, soybeans, and rice, are the leaders of the State’s economy.
Leading Louisiana’s economy are the agricultural sector producing products such as seafood, cotton, soybeans, poultry, and rice, and the industry sector where chemical products, petroleum and coal products, paper products and tourism are brands.
With a population of just over 4 million people, Lousiana’s largest cities include New Orleans, Baton Rouge, LaFayette, Monroe, Alexandria, and New Iberia, to name just a few. Louisiana’s Penitentiary Angola was named after our own country Angola, from where thousands of sons were shipped to the Americas during the infamous slave trade starting in the sixteenth century. Louisianian is the adjective for the resident or native of Louisiana.
New Mexico’s agriculture – cattle, dairy products, hay, nursery stock, chilies – and industry – mainly producing electric equipment, petroleum and coal products, food processing, printing and publishing, stone, glass, and tourism – lead the State’s economy.
Birthplace of former Presidents Dwight D. Eisenhower (1953-1961) and Lyndon B. Johnson (1963-1969), the Lone Star State as it is also, is United States 2nd largest city with just over 20 million inhabitants. Texas’s economy is based on agriculture – cattle, cotton, dairy products, nursery stock, poultry, sorghum, corn, wheat – and industry, where production and development of chemical products, petroleum and natural gas, food processing, electric equipment, machinery, mining, and tourism have taken place.