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Angola

  1. 1. Angola<br />Abigail Villaseñor<br />Nicole Mijares<br />Sofía Santoyo<br />Andrea Herrera<br />Mariela Jiménez <br />Mr. Munguía<br />
  2. 2. Flag<br />Angola’s Flag came into use on November 11, 1975. <br />The red is for the blood spilt by Angolans during their independence struggle, while the black represents the African continent.<br />
  3. 3. The crossed cog wheel in the middle stands for workers and industry, while the machete and yellow star represent the peasantry. <br />
  4. 4. Country and Capital<br />Angola is situated on the South Atlantic coast in Western Africa. <br />Luanda is its capital.<br />
  5. 5. Territory<br />Area:<br /> 1,246,700 km2, about twice the size of Texas.<br />
  6. 6. Main Geographical Characteristics <br />The Cuanza River <br />The High Plateau <br />The Huila Plateau<br />
  7. 7. PopulationDensity<br />Population:<br />13’338,541<br />10.7 p/km2<br />
  8. 8. Language<br />OFFICIAL LANGUAGE: Portuguese<br />THEY ALSO SPEAK: Umbundu, Kimbundu, Kikongo, and others.<br />
  9. 9. Currency<br />KWANZA<br />1 kwanza = .129 Mexican pesos<br />
  10. 10. MAIN INDUSTRIES<br /><ul><li>Oil industry
  11. 11. Diamond mining
  12. 12. Phosphates
  13. 13. Gold
  14. 14. Uranium
  15. 15. Copper</li></li></ul><li>NATIONAL MONUMENTS<br />Cidade Alta Church <br />
  16. 16. NATIONAL HOLIDAYS<br />January 4th – Day of the Fallen against the colonial repression<br />January 26th – Luanda's Day<br />February 4th – Day of the Armed Struggle, in memory of the Baixa de Cassanje revolt<br />April 4th – Peace Day, or Ceasefire Day, end of the Angolan Civil War<br />May 25th – Africa's Day<br />September 17th – AgostinhoNeto's Day and National Heroes’ Day<br />November 11th – Independence Day<br />
  17. 17. TRADITIONAL DRESS<br />
  18. 18. TYPICAL FOOD<br />Angolans like their food spicy. Angolan cuisine is varied and tasteful, with local dishes based mainly on fish, cassava products and spicy stews. <br />
  19. 19. THE CAPOEIRA ANGOLAN MUSIC<br />Ladainha (Litany)expresses lament, emotion, and the message of the capoeirista. <br />Louvação (eulogy)Is a time to express gratitude to the Master, to God, to the teachings. <br />Corrido (song)They are usually short verses and the chorus must respond to the singer. <br />
  20. 20. RELIGION<br />Roman Catholic 68%, <br />Various Protestant 20%, <br />Indigenous beliefs 12%.<br />
  21. 21. RELIGIOUS CUSTOMS<br />Angola is a predominantly Christian country. There are about 1000 religious communities in the country. Roman Catholics constitute more than half of the population. <br />
  22. 22. THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION<br />

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