Mozambique is a country in the southeastern part of the African continent. The entire eastern border of the country forms the Indian Ocean, including the Mozambique Canal. In the north of Mozambique lies Tanzania, northwest Malawi, Zambia, west and southwest the Republic of South Africa, Swaziland and the east the Hind Ocean. Mozambique, previously known as Portugal's overseas province, gained its independence on 25 June 1975. The area is; 799.380 km2. The Capital is Maputo.
Cities of Mozambique
Mozambique Area Code: +258
Mozambique's Currency: Mozambique
Maputo, Matola, Beira, Nampula, Chimoio, Nacala, Namialo, Manica, Mutuáli, Moatize Map
The economy of Mozambique is largely based on agriculture. 5% of cultivated land is cultivated. The main export products are sugar and cotton. Also, tea; dried coconut and sisal (a kind of fiber) is also important. Large coconuts, rice, wheat, corn, peanuts and bananas are mainly grown for domestic consumption. Mozambique is one of the most desperate countries in the world.
Mozambique's Export Products
Although industrial products constitute 10% of national income, they have been increasing since 1960. The industry is mainly dedicated to the processing of basic products such as sugar, coconut, wheat and cotton. Cement and fertilizer plants meet domestic needs. They export manufactures railway, car and machinery to neighboring countries.
Raw Aluminum, Coal Briquettes, Raw Tobacco, Rough Wood and Electric.
Mozambique's Import Products
Refined Petroleum, Aluminum Oxide, Chrome Ore, Electric and Iron.
Mozambique's Export Countries
South Africa, China, Italy, India and Spain.
Mozambique's import countries
South Africa, China, India, Australia and Zimbabwe.
Nations Living in Mozambique
More than 98% of the population of Mozambique is made up of Africans. The rest is Europeans, Indians, East Asians and hybrids (African-European mix).
Languages spoken in Mozambique
Official language; Portuguese.