Mozambique

 

 

NAME: Republic of Mozambique

 

CAPITAL: Maputo City, on the South of the Country

 

POLITICAL SYSTEM: Multiparty Democracy

 

INDEPENDENCY DATE: June 25th 1975

 

POPULATION: 27 909 798 inhab. (2017 Census)

 

CURRENCY: Metical

 

OFFICIAL LANGUAGE: Portuguese

 

OTHER NATIONAL LANGUAGES: Cicopi, cinyanja, cinyungwe, cisenga, cishona, ciyao, echuwabo, ekoti, elomwe, gitonga, maconde (or shimakonde), kimwani, macua (or emakhuwa), memane, swahili (or kiswahili), suazi (or swazi), xichanga, xironga, xitswa  and zulu.

 

MOZAMBIQUE IS DIVIDED INTO 11 PROVINCES

North: Niassa, Cabo Delgado, Nampula

Centre: Zambézia, Tete, Manica, Sofala

South: Inhambane, Gaza, Maputo City and Maputo Province

 

BORDERS

North, with Tanzania;

Northeast, with Malawi and Zambia;

East, with Zimbábwe,  South Africa and E-swatine (former Swaziland);

South, with South Africa;

West, with section of Indic Ocean, called Mozambique Channel

 

WEATHER

Tropical humid, with its dry seasons from May to September. Average temperatures in Maputo (Capital) range from 13-24°C  in July (Winter) to 22-31 °C in February (High Summer).

The rain season is between October and April.

 

 

More information about tourist attractions, please check on Visit Mozambique

Sources: Portal do Governo, Wikipedia

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