General Information about Mozambique
Mozambique is located in southeast Africa and is bordered by South Africa, Swaziland, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania and the Mozambique Channel in the Indian Ocean. There are around 21,397,000 people living in Mozambique with around 1,000,000 of those living in it's capital city Maputo which lies on a cliff of the coast of the Mozambique Channel/Indian Ocean. Mozambique's offical language is Portuguese which is spoken by 27% of the population as a second language. More commonly spoken is Emakhuwa and other Mozambican languages. Mozambican people mainly follow Christian, Muslim or Indigenous beliefs.
Maputo is a relaxing place to visit and has many cafes. The Bazaruto Archipelago National Park is one of the most popular places in Mozambique. It consists of five islands: Bazaruto, Benguera, Magaruque, Santa Carolina and BanguÃ© which boast beautiful beaches and animals.
Find Out About The Climate In Mozambique
Mozambique's climate is usually tropical to subtropical with November to April experiencing temperatures as high as 31 degrees well as being the wet season. May through to October are the best months to visit with warm days and cool nights. In the mountainous regions the annual temperature sits at around 10 degrees. Because Mozambique is in the tropics its not uncommon for them to experience monsoon rains along the coastline which flow in from the Indian Ocean.
Geographical Information On Mozambique
Much of Mozambique's terrain is made up of coastal lowlands, uplands in the centre, high plateaus in the north west and mountainous in the west. Mozambique has a massive coast line of 2,470 kilometres and a total area of 784,090 square metres. Its highest peak is Monte Binga which is located near the border of Zimbabwe in the Chimanimani Transfrontier in the province of Manica. Monte Binga rises to over 2,436 metres is an amazing sight to see. Mozambique has over 25 rivers that flow through the country into the Indian Ocean, and is the home to the fourth longest river in Africa. The Zambezi River is located in the middle of Mozambique and flow for over 820 kilometres.
Learn About The Economy In Mozambique
Mozambique used to be one of the world's poorest countries, but since they declared their independence back in 1975 the economy has undergone a major reform. Ranking in at number 14 out the 40 countries in the sub-Saharan Africa region and is now 56.6 percent financially free. Over 35 pecent of the economy comes from the agricultural industry which employs over 80 percent of the population. Mozambique exports over 40 percent of prawns, as well as plent of cashews, sugarcane, sea, corn, rice, as well as beef and poultry. The official currency is the Metical.
Apartments in Mozambique
|* Maputo Apartments||* Miramar Apartments||* Paulo Apartments|
|* Pemba Apartments||* Stefane Apartments||* Vilanculos Apartments|
|* Vilankulo Apartments|
Attractions, Activities and Tours in Mozambique
|* Pemba Attractions|
Guesthouses in Mozambique
|* Catembe Guesthouses||* Ilha de Moçambique Guesthouses||* Maputo Guesthouses|
|* Matola Guesthouses||* Quelimane Guesthouses|
Hostels in Mozambique
|* Vilanculos Hostels||* Vilankulo Hostels|
Hotels in Mozambique
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