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Location Map of Mozambique

Where is Mozambique
About Map: Map showing where is Mozambique located in the World.
Where is Mozambique located on the world map? The given Mozambique location map shows that Mozambique is located in the south-east part of Africa continent.
Mozambique map also shows that it shares its international boundaries with Tanzania in the north, Malawi and Zambia in the north-west, Zimbabwe in the west, and South Africa and Swaziland in the south-west. Besides, country also has coastline along the Indian Ocean form the east.

Mozambique was the explored by Vasco da Gama and thereupon it became the colony of Portugal; however, in the year 1975, Mozambique got its independence. But the constitution is constituted quite recently under which, the government type of Mozambique is a multi-party democracy. The executive branch consists of a president, prime minister, and Council of Ministers.

The economy of Mozambique is largely depends upon the agriculture where about 80 percent of population are engaged; however, country has huge potential of natural resources. Moreover, the Mozambique tourism is also rising up.

The climate type of Mozambique is tropical featured with mainly two seasons i.e. a dry season from April to September and a rainy season from October to March.

Quick Facts
Continent Africa
Where is Located Mozambique is a country located in the Eastern Africa
Coordinates 18 15 S, 35 00 E
Capital Maputo
Largest City Maputo
Neighboring Countries Malawi, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Administrative divisions10 provinces
Area 799,380 sq km
Population23929708 2011 estimate
Official Language Portuguese
Currency Mozambican metical (MZN)
ISO Alpha-2 CodeMZ
ISO Alpha-3 Code MOZ
ISO Numeric Code508
GDP $26.257 billion 2012 estimate
Calling code 258
Time Zone Central Africa Time (CAT) or (UTC+2)
Internet TLD .mz