Culture of Guadeloupe
People in Guadeloupe speak the French language. The linguistic diversity of Guadeloupe is vaguely diverse according to a fractionalization scale which for Guadeloupe is 0.0933. The followers of Christianity are the religious majority in the country. 0.98% of Guadeloupe's population live in cities. This percentage comprises the urban population of Guadeloupe.
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Urbanization rate indicates the rate of population shift from rural to urban areas. The urbanization rate of in Guadeloupe is particularly low, which could be a sign of economic issues. Lack of employment opportunities or urban resources could contribute to low urbanization rates. Countries with low urbanization rates often lack the resources necessary to build functioning urban areas and are comprised largely of rural or undeveloped areas.
The national anthem of Guadeloupe is called 'La Marseillaise'. It was adopted in 1795. Both the music and the lyrics have been composed by Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle.
The first McDonalds in Guadeloupe was opened on 04/08/1992. At the moment Guadeloupe has 1 operating McDonalds restaurants. The number of operating McDonalds restaurants in a country is indicative of the influence of Western culture and globalization in that country. Operating McDonalds restaurants could also have a direct impact on the health of a nation's citizens. Around 23% of the population of Guadeloupe are obese.
The rate of alcohol consumption in Guadeloupe and the relative distribution of different alcohol types are unknown, which might indicate the lack of traditional alcohol distribution industry.
One of the most popular national dishes of Guadeloupe is porc-colombo.