Culture of Gabon
People in Gabon speak the French language. The linguistic diversity of Gabon is very diverse according to a fractionalization scale which for Gabon is 0.7821. The followers of Christianity are the religious majority in the country. 86.2% of Gabon's population live in cities. This percentage comprises the urban population of Gabon. The rate of urbanization in Gabon is considered to be 2.1. According to data on inbound tourists in Gabon, 400,000 tourists arrive in the country each year.
The national anthem of Gabon is called 'La Concorde', which in English means 'The Concord'. It was adopted in 1960. Both the music and the lyrics have been composed by Georges Aleka Damas.
Around 14.% of the population of Gabon are obese.
Each year, the people of Gabon consume 2 litre of alcohol per capita, and this volume consists of 68.3% beer, 11.8% wine, 19.8% distilled spirits, 0.1% other alcohol.
One of the most popular national dishes of Gabon is poulet nyembwe.