Background and Geography of Mozambique

Background and Geography of Mozambique

Mozambique is located in Southeast 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.

Land area of Mozambique

Agriculture:                 532,500 square kilometres

Forest:                         191,620 square kilometres

Water:                         13,000 square kilometres

National Parks:            48,969 square kilometres

Total land area:         786,089 square kilometres


Mozambique has 11 provinces with Niassa being the largest covering an area of 129,056 square kilometres


Mozambique has 4 mountains; Monte Binga is the highest mountain standing at 2,436 meters above the sea level

Longest River

Mozambique is divided by at least 25 main rivers all of which flow to the Indian Ocean. The largest and is River Zambezi covering 820 kilometres

National Parks

The country has 6 national parks. Limpopo National Park is the largest national park in Mozambique covering an area of 10,000 square kilometres.

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