Transcript of "About Angola by Simon Barn Period 1"
By: Simon Barn Period 1Click Here to Hear the National Anthem
Population: 19,618,432Total Area: 481,351 square milesPeople per Square Mile: 0-125 peopleAverage Temperature of January: 26.8 F June: 77 FMain Language: PortugueseCurrency: Readjusted KwanzaNatural Resources: Diamonds, petroleum, copper, uranium, gold, iron ore, etc.Type of Government: RepublicEconomy: Oil EconomyEducational System: Compulsory for 4 years, Primary at age 7, Secondary at age 11 for 8 yearsLife Expectancy: 38.76 yearsMajor Religions: 38% Roman Catholic, 15% Protestant denominations,47% African traditions
Angola is a country with a lot of oil. Oil isresponsible for about 85% of Angola’sGDP(Gross Domestic Product). Although thepeople have years of education, the literacyrate fairly low of 67.4% for male and 54.2%female. After a civil war that destructed manythings, the infant mortality became 260 infantsper 1,000 live births. The life expectancy ofAngola is 38.76 years. The flag of Angola waslast adopted in November 11, 1975. Angolaloves sports like soccer, and celebrates holidayslike Christmas and Easter.
After 27 years of civil war in Angola, theyare still recovering when it ended at 2002.When they declared independence in 1975,the war began against the Portuguesecolony, that ruled over Angola. After thewar, many people are recovering, and infantmortality and life expectancy became one ofthe worst of the world. UNITA’S historicleader, Jonas Savimbi, in February 2002 died,and soon the war ended with a peace accordon April 4.
Countries around Angola can offer food and tools to make house for the people that have none. Sell valuable resources like oil, iron ore, diamond, uranium, gold, and copper for money. Donations
The best solution to solve the problem is toDonate money and many other things likeclean water. I chose this for the people underthe poverty line to let them live healthy andwell.
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