Content on this page:

- Facts and figures
- Links

Map: Mozambique, Africa

More from Mozambique

- Mozambique history
- Photos from MZ 1937



Click here to recommend the page to a friend.

Clear Landmines for free

Mozambique / Moçambique

A starting point for my exploration of Mozambique: Country facts, history, links, news. Hopefully you will also find some information of use.

Mozambique flagRepublic of Mozambique

(Republica de Moçambique)

Capital: Maputo
Area: 801,590 sq km
Borders to: Tanzania, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Swaziland, Malawi
Population: approx. 19.3 million
Language: Portuguese (official) and indigenous dialects
Religions: indigenous beliefs (50%), Christian (30%), Muslim (20%)

Independence from Portugal: June 25th, 1975 (Former known as: Portuguese East Africa)

Literacy: 42.3% of adult population (over 15 years)
Est. infant mortality: 139 per 1,000 live births
Life expectancy: 36 (Women), 37 (Men)

Type: Republic
President: Joaquim Alberto Chissano (since 1986)
GDP: $19.1 billion, $1,000 per capita
Agriculture is 44% of GDP. Services are 37% of GDP.

Currency: Metical (MZM)

More facts and figures:

CIA World Fact Book: Mozambique


Mozambique.mz website from Universidade Eduardo Mondlane
Mozambique page - University of Pennsylvania
Mozambique - Stanford University
Mozambique Cookbook - Food and recipes
Mozambique UN mission

Human Rights

Human Rights Watch: Mozambique


Lonely Planet World Guide - tourist information: Mozambique
World Travel Guide: Mozambique

Danish sites about Mozambique / Pages in Danish:

Leksikon.org: Mozambique
Mozambique - en politisk og økonomisk oversigt. Publikation fra Udenrigsministeriet/Danida
Dagbogsblade fra Mozambique - MS



Send this page to a friend


Top of page




 [ Home | Photos | Africa | Media Production | About me ]

  Copyright © Jacob Crawfurd - crawfurd.dk 1996-2017. All Rights Reserved.