Facts and stats about Mozambique

24.1 million

Population. Ranked 50th in 2013.


GDP per capita. Ranked 164th in 2012.


Malawi 1,569 km, South Africa 491 km, Swaziland 105 km, Tanzania 756 km, Zambia 419 km, Zimbabwe 1,231 km
Largest city Maputo - 1,095,300
Capital city Maputo - 1,095,300
Major language Portuguese (official), several indigenous languages
Major religion Christianity, indigenous beliefs, Islam
Monetary unit metical
Alternative names Mocambique, Republic of Mozambique, Mozambique, Republica de Mocambique
Groups Group object, Group object, Group object, Group object, Group object, Group object

Interesting observations about Mozambique

  • Mozambique ranked #5 for age structure > 0-14 years amongst Hot countries in 2013.
  • Mozambique ranked first for primary education, duration > years amongst Former French colonies in 2012.
  • Mozambique ranked first for hydroelectricity > consumption amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2003.
  • Mozambique ranked #11 for birth rate globally in 2013.

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