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Culture of Flores

Flores island is inhabited by 1.8 million people that can be divided into five culutural groups they are Manggarai, Ngada, Ende and Lio, Sikkanese and Lamaholot. The people of western part of Flores are more Malay in physic and people from the other parts of Flores are more Melanesia.

There are many languages spoken on the island of Flores, all of them belonging to the Austronesian family. In the centre of the island in the districts of Ngada, Nagekeo, and Ende there is what is variously called the Central Flores Dialect Chain or the Central Flores Linkage. Within this area there are slight linguistic differences in almost every village. At least six separate languages are identifiable. These are from west to east: Ngadha, Nage, Keo, Ende, Lio and Palu'e, which is spoken on the island with the same name of the north coast of Flores. Locals would probably also add So'a and Bajawa to this list, which anthropologists have labeled dialects of Ngadha.

Flores is almost entirely Roman Catholic and represents one of the "religious borders" created by the Catholic expansion in the Pacific. In rural area, animist rituals are incorporated into Cristianity especially for lide passage rituals.

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