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BITS OF CULTURE - Republic of the Congo
 
Languages
Map
Cultural Values
Main Religion & Death Concepts/Rituals
Health Care Values
Diet
Interesting Facts
 

Languages

Official language:
French

Other languages:
Lingala
Munukutuba

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Cultural Values
  • Traditional religious beliefs
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Main Religion & Death Concepts/Rituals

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Health Care Values

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Diet
  • Tapioca is the staple food in Congo.

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Interesting Facts
  • Annual rainfall in this country whose geography consists of two-thirds rainforest often exceeds 80 inches.
  • Between 1921 and 1934 the Congo-Ocean Railway cost the lives of 15 thousand Africans, forced into labor by French colonial officials.

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