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Culture of Mozambique

People in Mozambique speak the Portuguese language. The linguistic diversity of Mozambique is very diverse according to a fractionalization scale which for Mozambique is 0.8125. The followers of Christianity are the religious majority in the country. 31.2% of Mozambique's population live in cities. This percentage comprises the urban population of Mozambique. The rate of urbanization in Mozambique is considered to be 4.1. According to data on inbound tourists in Mozambique, 1,886,000 tourists arrive in the country each year.

National anthem

The national anthem of Mozambique is called 'Pátria Amada', which in English means 'Lovely Homeland'. It was adopted in 2002. The lyrics have been written by Salomão J. Manhiça and the music has been composed by unknown.

Fast food

Around 5% of the population of Mozambique are obese.

Alcohol consumption

Each year, the people of Mozambique consume 1 litre of alcohol per capita, and this volume consists of 63% beer, 7.3% wine, 25.4% distilled spirits, 4.3% other alcohol.

National dish

One of the most popular national dishes of Mozambique is chicken with piri piri sauce.