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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
Recognized languagesSwahili
Mwani
Chewa
Tsonga
Religion
(2017)[1][2]
Demonym(s)Mozambican
GovernmentUnitarydominant-partysemi-presidentialconstitutional republic[3][4][5]
Filipe Nyusi
Carlos Agostinho do Rosário
LegislatureAssembly of the Republic
Formation
1 March 1498
25 June 1975
• Admitted to the United Nations
16 September 1975
1977 - 4 October 1992
December 21, 2004
Area
• Total
801,590 km2 (309,500 sq mi) (35th)
• Water (%)
2.2
Population
• 2020 estimate
30,066,648 [6] (48th)
• 2017 census
27,909,798
• Density
28.7/km2 (74.3/sq mi) (178th)
GDP (PPP)2019 estimate
• Total
$41.473 billion
• Per capita
$1,331[7]
GDP (nominal)2019 estimate
• Total
$15.372 billion
• Per capita
$493[7]
Gini (2008)Negative increase 45.7[8]
medium
HDI (2018)Increase 0.446[9]
low · 180th
CurrencyMozambican metical (MZN)
Time zoneUTC+2 (CAT)
Driving sideleft
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
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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