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Chupanga

Chupanga, formerly Shupanga, also known as Lacerdonia, is a village in Marromeu District, Sofala Province, Mozambique, located on the right bank of Zambezi River. It is the administrative center of one of the two postos which constitute Marromeu ...

Cobue

Cobue is a small lake-side town in Niassa Province, in north-west Mozambique. It is located on the shore of Lake Niassa. Cobue is a gateway to Mozambique from Malawi. It is located 10 km from Likoma offshore Islands. The city is important for boa ...

Gurue

Gurue is a town located in the northern part of Mozambique, near the center of the province of Zambezia. It serves as the principal town of Gurue District, and is Mozambiques largest tea estate. According to the 2007 census, the town had a popula ...

Inhambane

Inhambane, also known as Terra de Boa Gente, is a city located in southern Mozambique, lying on Inhambane Bay, 470 km northeast of Maputo. It is the capital of the Inhambane Province and according to the 2017 census has a population of 79.724, gr ...

Inharrime

It was once served by an isolated narrow gauge railway from the port of Inhambane. It is now accessible by bus services from the capital of Mozambique Maputo. Smaller buses called chapas run between Inharrime and Inhambane several times per day.

Inhassoro

Inhassoro is a small fishing port in Inhassoro District of Inhambane Province in Mozambique. The town has 11.297 inhabitants and is located on the Indian Ocean coast along the EN1 highway. Inhassoro, which looks out at Bazaruto Santa Carolina or ...

Katembe

Katembe, also Catembe is an urban center in Mozambique. Located on the Maputo Bay, it is a suburb of Maputo, the national capital. The name also applies to the administrative district, of which the town is the headquarters.

Lioma

Lioma, also known as Nihoma in Lomwe, is an administrative post in Zambezia Province, Mozambique. It is a rural community dominated by agriculture, and a centre of soybean production. Lioma has suffered from numerous military conflicts during its ...

Macia

During the Mozambican Civil War, people around these villages used to live in town, as it was safer, compared to other villages. However, since Renamo forces targeted the towns most, it apparently appeared to the villagers that towns were not the ...

Mapai, Mozambique

Mapai is a small town in southern Mozambique. It is a semi-arid region, with a dry climate and vegetation dominated by mopane and galleries of ironwood.

Matola

Matola is the largest suburb of the Mozambique capital, Maputo, adjacent to its westernmost side. It is the nations second most populated city. Matola is the capital of Maputo Province and has had its own elected municipal government since 1998. ...

Maxixe, Mozambique

Maxixe is the largest city and economic capital of the province of Inhambane, Mozambique. It is situated on the Indian Ocean at 23°52′S 35°23′E just south of the Tropic of Capricorn, in a bay opposite historic Inhambane City which can be reached ...

Moatize

Moatize is the principal town and administrative center of Moatize District in western Mozambiques Tete Province. It is located on the eastern side of the Zambezi River at the confluence of the Moatize and Revuboe Rivers. After Tete, it is the se ...

Mocimboa da Praia

Mocimboa da Praia is a port in northern Mozambique, lying on the Indian Ocean coast, located in Cabo Delgado Province. It is a border post for travel to and from Tanzania and is the seat of Mocimboa da Praia District.

Namaacha

Namaacha or Naamacha is a town in southern Mozambique, lying 80 kilometers west of Maputo on the border with Eswatini. It is located in the Lebombos area. It is known for its colonial church and for its waterfall.

Negomano

Negomano or Ngomano is a village in northern Mozambique, in Cabo Delgado Province. It is located on the border with Tanzania on the confluence of the Ruvuma River and the Lugenda River. Negomano was the scene of fierce battles between the German ...

Nhamatanda

Nhamatanda is a town in the Sofala Province of Mozambique. It is the administrative center of Nhamatanda District. It lies along the Beira Corridor between Harare in Zimbabwe and Beira, Mozambiques second-largest city. It was largely destroyed by ...

Ponta do Ouro

Ponta do Ouro is a town in the extreme south of Mozambique, lying on the Mozambique Channel south of Maputo and just north of the border with South Africa. It is known for its beach, for its dolphins and for its offshore diving and deep-sea fishi ...

Tete, Mozambique

Tete is the capital city of Tete Province in Mozambique. It is located on the Zambezi River, and is the site of two of the four bridges crossing the river in Mozambique. A Swahili trade center before the Portuguese colonial era, Tete continues to ...

Vila de Sena

Vila de Sena or more commonly Sena is a town in Mozambique where there is a fundamental bridge over the Zambezi River. This bridge, the Dona Ana Bridge was originally a single track railway bridge, temporarily converted to road operation during t ...

Vilankulo

Vilankulo is a coastal town in Mozambique, lying in the Vilanculos District of Inhambane Province. Vilankulo is named after local tribal chief Gamela Vilankulo Mukoke, and some of the "bairros" are named after his sons. Known as Vilanculos during ...

Xai-Xai

Xai-Xai is a city in the south of Mozambique. Until 1975, the city was named João Belo. It is the capital of Gaza Province. As of 2007 it has a population of 116.343.

Zavora

Zavora is a beach, north east of Maputo in Mozambique, in the district of Inharrime, province of Inhambane. It is located 420 km north east of Maputo, the capital of Mozambique, and 27 km east from the town of Inharrime. The capital of the provin ...

Zumbo

Zumbo is the most western town in Mozambique, on the Zambezi River. Lying on the north-east bank of the Zambezi-Luangwa River confluence, it is a border town, with Zambia across the Luangwa River and Zimbabwe diagonally across the Zambezi and 2 k ...

Protected areas of Mozambique

Protected areas in Mozambique are known as conservation areas, and are currently grouped into national parks, national reserves, forest reserves, wildlife utilisation areas, community wildlife utilisation areas and private game farms. There are a ...

Aliti

Aliti is a village in Ancuabe District in Cabo Delgado Province in northeastern Mozambique. Nearby towns and villages: the ledge Purulia 4.8 km, 3.0 Mi), bench Muatuca 5.0 km 3.1 Mi), Namatuca 5.6 km 3.5 Mi), Moya 10.3 km 6.4 Mi), Nancuto 10.5 km ...

Bazaruto Island

Bazaruto is a sandy island located approximately 80 kilometres southeast of the mouth of the Save River, Mozambique. It is the largest island in the Bazaruto Archipelago and in the Bazaruto National Park. The warm, southward-flowing Mozambique cu ...

Benguerra Island

Benguerra Island in Mozambique is the second largest island in the Bazaruto Archipelago, which broke away from the mainland thousands of years ago. The island is approximately 55 square kilometers, and lies 14km offshore. Portuguese explorers als ...

Chiure

Chiure or Chiure Novo is a town in Chiure District in Cabo Delgado Province in northeastern Mozambique. It is the capital of Chiure district. The district has the highest population of all districts in the province of Cabo Delgado. The constructi ...

Chiure District

Chiure District is a district of Cabo Delgado Province in northern Mozambique. It covers 5.439 km² with 248.381 inhabitants. The district is divided into six administrative posts, which include the following items: Milamba. Posto Administrativo d ...

Cuamba

Cuamba is a city and district of Niassa Province in Mozambique, lying north west of Mount Namuli. Before independence the town was known as Nova Freixo. It lies on the EN8 road, which connects it to the city of Nampula in the East and to the Mala ...

Espungabera

Espungabera is a township in the Mossurize District of Manica Province in central Mozambique. It is situated 4 km from a border post with Zimbabwe, which is open daily from 8:00 to 17:00 or 18:00. Espungabera has 3 fuel stations but supplies can ...

Fernao Veloso Bay

Fernao Veloso Bay is a bay in Mozambique. It is located in Nampula Province, south of Memba Bay on the northern coast of Mozambique. Now the Bay is a popular tourist area, with several beautiful beaches and diving spots.

Gurue District

Gurue District is a district of Zambezia Province in Mozambique. The principal town is Gurue. Gurue is the countrys largest tea-estate and has a population of around 116, 922.

Ibo (Mozambique)

Ibo is one of the Quirimbas Islands in the Indian Ocean off northern Mozambique. It is part of Cabo Delgado Province. It grew as a Muslim trading port. Vasco da Gama reportedly rested on the island in 1502. The island was fortified in 1609 by the ...

Ile District, Mozambique

Ile District is a district of Zambezia Province in Mozambique. Ile is bordered by Gurue and Alta Molocue to the north, Mulevala to the east, Mocuba to the south, and Lugela and Namarroi to the west. While Portuguese is the official language of Mo ...

Lichinga Airport

Lichinga Airport is an airport in Lichinga, Mozambique that is served by Linhas Aereas de Moçambique the national flag carrier.

Lugela District

Lugela District is a district of Zambezia Province in Mozambique. It covers 6110 km² with 133.439 inhabitants in 2005. Its seat is the town of Lugela. The district, which is inhabited predominantly by ethnic group Manhauas and Emanhua is the most ...

Mavago District

Mavago District is a district of Niassa Province in north-western Mozambique. The principal town is Mavago. The district lies along the border with Tanzania. Area: 9.112 km 2. Population est. 2005: 17.046.

Memba Bay

Memba Bay is a bay in Mozambique. It is located in Nampula Province, north of Fernao Veloso Bay, on the northern coast of Mozambique. Now the Bay is a popular diving area with many diving spots.

Morrumbala District

Morrumbala District is a district of Zambezia Province in Mozambique. The town of Morrumbala is the district headquarters. The Shire river forms the Western boundary of the district separating the district from the province of Tete and Malawi. Ri ...

Mossuril District

Mossuril District is a district of Nampula Province in north-eastern Mozambique. The principal town is Mossuril. Mossuril is a coastal district located in the Bay of Mossuril. It is eight kilometres from Mozambique Island by boat or approximately ...

Mount Namuli

Mount Namuli is the second highest mountain in Mozambique and the highest in the Province of Zambezia. It is 2.419 m high and was measured, surveyed and described in 1886 by Henry Edward ONeill, the British consul in Mozambique. The Namuli massif ...

Mueda Plateau

The Mueda Plateau, also known as the Maconde Plateau, is a plateau in Cabo Delgado Province of northeastern Mozambique. Mueda plateau lies between the river Ruvuma to the North, which forms the border with Tanzania, and the Messalo river to the S ...

Ndala

Ndala is a village in Ancuabe District in Cabo Delgado Province in northeastern Mozambique. Ndali is a common name in Central and southern Africa. Ndala has two primary meanings: 1. Ndali is an honorary title given to the Royal family or a Royal ...

Pemba Bay

The Pemba Bay is east-facing and is located in the area of the city of Pemba. It is hemmed in largely by the Pemba peninsula which contains the city and is accessed through a relatively narrow channel. The Lurio River empties into the sea just to ...

Quelimane Airport

On 21 April 1988, Douglas C-47A N47FE of African Air Carriers was damaged beyond economic repair in a take-off accident. Both crew were killed, one other person on board was seriously injured. The aircraft may have been shot down. On 23 February ...

Santa Carolina

Santa Carolina is an island between the Mozambican mainland and Bazaruto Island in Mozambique. The closest town is called Inhassoro. It is just 2 by 0.3 miles in size. Santa Carolina is a true rock island with deep channels. Santa Carolina has th ...

Vilankulo Airport

In 2009 a Chinese company called Anhui Foreign Economic Construction Corporation began construction work on the airport with an estimated cost of US$9 million to refurbish, expand and modernize the airport. The new terminal building was inaugurat ...

Arakan

Arakan is a historic coastal region in Southeast Asia. Its borders faced the Bay of Bengal to its west, the Indian subcontinent to its north and Burma proper to its east. The Arakan Mountains isolated the region and made it accessible only by sea ...

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