Mozambique Arts
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Mozambique Arts and Culture

CULTURE: GENERAL INFORMATION Mozambique’s artistic traditions are rich and very alive, despite decades of colonialism and civil war. Traditional music is called marrabenta; typical instruments are wind instruments (lupembe) and a sort of xylophone (timbila). One of the best known traditional dances of the Ihla de Mozambique and the north coast is the tuff. It […]

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The ten most dangerous railway lines in the world

The Kuranda Scenic Railway in Australia The railway line leads through the spectacular tropical landscape of the Barron Gorge National Park, through tunnels and over bridges and abrupt gorges. The train often passes so close to impressive waterfalls that spray sprays onto the train’s wagons. The Argo Gede railway line in Indonesia The three hours […]

Algeria Country Facts
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Algeria Country Facts

Algeria, a country located in North Africa; it is limited to the north by the Mediterranean Sea, to the east by Tunisia and Libya, to the south by Niger, Mali and Mauritania, and to the west by Morocco. Its surface is 2,381,741 square kilometers. The capital is Algiers. Territory and Resources According to Intershippingrates.com, Algeria […]

Angola Country Facts
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Angola Country Facts

Angola, an independent state in southwest Africa; limited to the north and east by the Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaire), to the east by Zambia, to the south by Namibia and to the west by the Atlantic Ocean. The Angolan territory is divided by a strip of ancient Zaire that goes to the sea, […]