Outline of Mozambique

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The location of Mozambique
An enlargeable map of the Republic of Mozambique

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Mozambique:

Mozambiquesovereign country located in southeastern Africa bordered by the Indian Ocean to the east, Tanzania to the north, Malawi and Zambia to the northwest, Zimbabwe to the west and Swaziland and South Africa to the southwest.[1] Mozambique was explored by Vasco da Gama in 1498 and colonized by Portugal in 1505. By 1510, the Portuguese had control of all of the former Arab sultanates on the east African coast. From about 1500, Portuguese trading posts and forts became regular ports of call on the new route to the east.

It is a member of the Community of Portuguese Language Countries and the Commonwealth of Nations. Mozambique (Moçambique) was named after Muça Alebique, a sultan.

General reference[edit]

An enlargeable basic map of Mozambique


An enlargeable topographic map of Mozambique

Geography of Mozambique

 Malawi 1,569 km
 Zimbabwe 1,231 km
 Tanzania 756 km
 South Africa 491 km
 Zambia 419 km
 Swaziland 105 km
  • Coastline: 2,470 km


An enlargeable satellite image of Mozambique

Natural geographic features[edit]


Regions of Mozambique


List of ecoregions in Mozambique

Administrative divisions[edit]

Administrative divisions of Mozambique


Provinces of Mozambique


Districts of Mozambique



Demographics of Mozambique

Government and politics[edit]

Politics of Mozambique

Branches of the government[edit]

Government of Mozambique

Executive branch of the government[edit]

Legislative branch of the government[edit]

Judicial branch of the government[edit]

Court system of Mozambique

Foreign relations[edit]

Foreign relations of Mozambique

International organization membership[edit]

The Republic of Mozambique is a member of:[1]

Law and order[edit]

Law of Mozambique


Military of Mozambique

Local government[edit]

Local government in Mozambique


History of Mozambique

  • Current events of Mozambique


Culture of Mozambique



Sports in Mozambique

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

Economy of Mozambique


Education in Mozambique

See also[edit]



  1. ^ a b "Mozambique". The World Factbook. United States Central Intelligence Agency. 3 July 2009. Retrieved 23 July 2009.
  2. ^ The only glaciers in Africa are on Mt Kenya (in Kenya), on Kilimanjaro (in Tanzania), and in the Ruwenzori Mountains (which are located in Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo). See Proceedings of the Riederalp Workshop, September 1978; Actes de l'Atelier de Riederalp, septembre 1978): IAHS-AISH Publ. no. 126, 1980.

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