Where is Mozambique?

Mozambique is located in the Southern Africa region at latitude -18.665695 and longitude 35.529562 and is part of the African continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 18° 39' 56.50'' S
  • 35° 31' 46.42'' E

You can see the location of Mozambique on the world map below:

Mozambique Neighboring Countries

The neighboring countries of Mozambique (MZ) are:

  1. Malawi (MW)
  2. Eswatini (SZ)
  3. South Africa (ZA)
  4. Tanzania (TZ)
  5. Zambia (ZM)
  6. Zimbabwe (ZW)

Maritime Borders

Mozambique borders with the Indian Ocean.

Mozambique Related Content

Mozambique Key Facts

CountryMozambique
CoordinatesLatitude: -18.665695
Longitude: 35.529562
Country CodesAlpha 2: MZ
Alpha 3: MOZ
Country Flag Emoji🇲🇿
Int. Phone Prefix+258
Capital cityMaputo
Continent
Subcontinent
Africa
Southern Africa
Country Area799,380 sq km
Population 202132,163,045
World Rank: 46
Median Age16.8
Life expectancy59.3
Major languagesMakhuwa 26.1%, Portuguese (official) 16.6%, Tsonga 8.6%, Nyanja 8.1, Sena 7.1%, Lomwe 7.1%, Chuwabo 4.7%, Ndau 3.8%, Tswa 3.8%, other Mozambican languages 11.8%, other 0.5%, unspecified 1.8% (2017 est.)
UTC/GMT TimeNumber of time zones: 1
  • UTC+02:00
Internet TLD.mz
Biggest AirportMaputo International Airport (LUM)
Average temperature23.80 °C
74.84 °F
Administrative Divisions1 city 10 provinces
Political systemPresidential representative democratic republic

Mozambique Economy Facts

World Bank Income GroupLow income
World Bank RegionSub-Saharan Africa
CurrencyMozambican Metical (MZM)
GDP in 2020$14 (billions of USD)
World Rank: 129
GDP per capita in 2020$449
World Rank: 193
Major Industries / Economic SectorsAgriculture, manufacturing, energy, services
Top 5 Import CountriesSouth Africa, China, India, Brazil, Portugal
Top 5 Export CountriesSouth Africa, China, India, Japan, United Arab Emirates

Biggest Cities in Mozambique

Here are the largest cities in Mozambique based on 2021 population data:

City Population
Maputo 1,191,613
Matola 1,032,197
Nampula 743,000
Beira 436,240
Chimoio 238,976
Cidade de Nacala 206,449
Quelimane 192,876
Tete 152,909
Lichinga 142,253
Pemba 141,316

Map of Mozambique with the Largest Cities

Other Countries in the Southern Africa Region