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Republic of Mozambique
Anthem: Pátria Amada  (Portuguese)
Beloved Homeland
Location of  Mozambique  (dark blue)in the African Union  (light blue)
Location of  Mozambique  (dark blue)

in the African Union  (light blue)

Capital
and largest city
Maputo
25°57′S32°35′E / 25.950°S 32.583°E / -25.950; 32.583
Official languagesPortuguese
DemonymMozambican
GovernmentUnitarysemi-presidentialrepublic[1][2][3]
Filipe Nyusi
Carlos Agostinho do Rosário[4]
LegislatureAssembly of the Republic
Independence
• from Portugal
25 June 1975
• Current constitution
30 November 1990
Area
• Total
801,590 km2 (309,500 sq mi) (35th)
• Water (%)
2.2
Population
• 2014 estimate
24,692,144[5] (50th)
• 2007 census
21,397,000 (52nd)
• Density
28.7/km2 (74.3/sq mi) (178th)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$37.321 billion[6]
• Per capita
$1,263[6]
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Total
$11.170 billion[6]
• Per capita
$378[6]
Gini (2008)45.7[7]
medium
HDI (2015)Increase 0.418[8]
low · 181st
CurrencyMozambican metical (MZN)
Time zoneCAT(UTC+2)
Drives on theleft
Calling code+258
ISO 3166 codeMZ
Internet TLD.mz
  1. Makhuwa, Tsonga, Lomwe, Sena and others.
Estimates for this country explicitly take into account the effects of excess mortality due to AIDS; this can result in lower life expectancy, higher infant mortality and death rates, lower population and growth rates, and changes in the distribution of population by age and sex than would otherwise be expected.

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


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