Mozambique

Mozambique is located in Southeastern Africa, bordering the Mozambique Channel, between South Africa and Tanzania. 

Population (2014 est) – 24,692,144
Area – 496,700mi
Capital – Maputo

Ethnic Background

  • African (Makhuwa, Tsonga, Lomwe, Sena, and others) - 99.66%  
  • Europeans - 0.06% 
  • Euro-Africans - 0.2% 
  • Indians - 0.08%

Exports - aluminum, prawns, cashews, cotton, sugar, citrus, timber; bulk electricity
Imports - machinery and equipment, vehicles, fuel, chemicals, metal products, foodstuffs, textiles

Life Expectancy (2014 est) – M 52, F 53
Infant Mortality (2014 est) - 72.42 deaths/1,000 live births

Adult Illiteracy Rate – 43.9%

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