Republic of Mozambique

Motto

“República de Moçambique” (portuguese)
“Republic of Mozambique”

Anthem

“Pátria Amada” (portuguese)
“Beloved Homeland”

Geography

Capital: Maputo
Largest City: Maputo
Total area: 799,380 sq km
Climate: Tropical to subtropical
Natural resources: Coal, titanium, natural gas, hydropower, tantalum, graphite
Border countries: Malawi, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe

People and Society

Population: 25,303,113
Demonym: Mozambican
Languages: Portuguese (official), Emakhuwa, Xichangana, Cesena, Elomwe, Echuwabo
Ethnic groups: Makhuwa, Tsonga, Lomwe, Sena
Religions: Roman Catholic, Muslim, Zionist Christian, Protestant

Government

Independence: 25 June 1975 (from Portugal)
Government type: Republic
Chief of state: Filipe Jacinto NYUSI (since 2015)

Economy

Currency: Mozambican metical
Exports: Aluminum, prawns, cashews, cotton, sugar, citrus, timber, bulk electricity
Industries: Aluminum, petroleum products, chemicals (fertilizer, soap, paints), textiles, cement, glass, asbestos, tobacco, food, beverages

Tourism and Attraction

Ponta do Ouro
The Quirimbas Islands
Maputo Elephant Reserve
The Island of Mozambique

Sources:
The World Factbook