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the culture and traditions in angola

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sheryl bothello

on 17 February 2015

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Common Traditional and Official Languages
The official spoken language is portuguese.
The other language known as Bantu is traditionally spoken in common villages.
There are several forms of Bantu languages which comes in several different developed structures.
The three most common Bantu languages in Angola are: Kimbundu,Umbundu and Kinkongo.
Political and Traditional Issues
Most of the latest issues are based on the government.
During the month of April Angola slowly increased it production of oil in 2008.
The total amount of the countries gross domestic product has been increased by almost 16% that same year. This had benefited the country increasingly .
Angola is located in the south-central part of Africa.
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Traditonal Foods Found in Angola
Most food in Angola includes fish, meat, beans and flour.
One of the most common dish found in the traditional villages is known as the funge de bombo which is a type of porridge or paste.
Several angolian people prefer and consume spicy food.
Most of this cuisine is copied from the portuguese people and has been developed over the years.
Another dish called the paro wat comes in a liqiud form or a stew.
The geography, culture and traditions of Angola
By; Sheryl Bothello
Angola declared their independence from Portugal in 1995. This achievement made a great impact to the angolians.
Angola also faced a civil war in 2002.
These places border Angola: South Atlantic Ocean, Nambia, Zambia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
The area of Angola is 1,246,700 km².
The approximate population of Angola is 18,498,000, making it the 7th largest country in Africa.
The northern region experiences cool and dry climate and a hot and rainy season. The southern part recieves a semi dry season.
Major Religions
There are many types of religions , as a result there is no official religion.
Christianity increases day by day in every part of Africa including Angola.
About three fifths are Roman Catholics.
Some historical gods such as Nzambi or Suku are sometimes worshiped in few places. other religions like today are still followed.
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