Located in the continent of Africa, Mozambique covers 786,380 square kilometers of land and 13,000 square kilometers of water, making it the 35th largest nation in the world with a total area of 799,380 square kilometers.
Mozambique became an independent state in 1975, after gaining its sovereignty from Portugal. The population of Mozambique is 23,515,934 (2012) and the nation has a density of 30 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Mozambique is the Mozambique Metical (MZN). As well, the people of Mozambique are refered to as Mozambican.
The dialing code for the country is 258 and the top level internet domain for Mozambican sites is .mz.
To learn more, visit our detailed Mozambique section.
|Density||29.9 / km2 ( 77.5 / mi2 )|
|Capital||Maputo (Maputo City)|
|GDP||16,385,584,919 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||697 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||786,380 km2 (303,623 mi2)|
|Water Area||13,000 km2 (5,019 mi2)|
|Neighbouring Countries||Zambia, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Tanzania, South Africa, Malawi|
What is the capital of Mozambique?
Maputo is the capital city of Mozambique. It has a population of 1,191,613, and is located on a latitue of -25.97 and longitude of 32.58.
Maputo is also the political center of Mozambique, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Executive head of state.
Quick Facts About Maputo, the Capital Of Mozambique
|Elevation||70 meters over sea level|
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