An Essay on Mozambique

An Essay on - hold on the t village people Also witchcraft and old customs such as marrying several wives and v paying the parents for a bride are

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The country I have picked for my project is Mozambique in south Africa, and is located near Zimbabwe, Namibia, l Its climate in January consists of a rainy season. The rains last for about 190 days in d the north but only 120 days in the south. In the cool season may to august temperatures t range from 16 deg c to 27 deg c (that is 60 dea to 80 dea F). In the hot season august to a November temperatures range 28 deg c to 32 deg c (85 deg f to 90 deg f ). The country has a wealth of mineral resources , especially copper ,lead, zinc , and coal . a Copper accounts for more than 80% of this countries export earnings. The copperbelt where four large copper mines and several smaller mines are located is where most w mining takes place it lies north of lusaka along the Zairian border . The many rivers near r the mines have valuable potential for hydroelectric power. t Its population is mostly black Africans who speak BANTU. The national language is english. Most people are Christians, traditional local baliefs still have a strong
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Unformatted text preview: hold on the t village people. Also witchcraft and old customs such as marrying several wives and v paying the parents for a bride are slowly dying out in the towns. most children attend a elementary school. but only a fifth of them go to high school. It only has one university u which was founded in 1965. w Corn is the main food .Also a favorite dish is nshima, a thick porridge made from corn. f Facts about the country F People P Population : 8.745,284 m density: 12 persons per sq km. P Distribution: 43% urban , 57% rural. D Official language: English O Major religions: traditional, roman, Catholicism, and protestian. M Education E Literacy: 81% of adult population. L Universities: 1 U Life expectancy: women-59 men-55. L Government G Type:republic. T Government leader: Fredrick Chiluba. G Legislature: National Assembly. L Political subdivisions: nine provinces. P Communications C Railroads: 2164 kms total R Roads: 37359 kms total R Major airports: 1 M...
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This note was uploaded on 11/19/2009 for the course ENG 102 taught by Professor Wilis during the Fall '08 term at Academy of Art University.

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