Mozambique

Mozambique's flagLocation: Southern Africa
Official name: Republic of Mozambique
Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1975 / 1975
Capital city: Maputo
Population: 23.4 million / 77 people per sq mile (30 people per sq km)
Total land area: 309,494 square miles (801,590 square km)
Language(s) spoken: Makua, Xitsonga, Sena,
Lomwe, Portuguese (official language)
Main religions: Traditional beliefs 56%, Christian 30%, Muslim 14%
Ethnic mix: Makua Lomwe 47%, Tsonga 23%, Malawi 12%, Shona 11%, Yao 4%, Other 3%
Government type: Presidential system
Currency: New metical = 100 centavos
Literacy rate: 55%
Calorie consumption (daily per person): 2071 kilocalories


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