Outline of Mozambique

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 referenceEdit

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 featuresEdit


Regions of Mozambique


List of ecoregions in Mozambique

Administrative divisionsEdit

Administrative divisions of Mozambique


Provinces of Mozambique


Districts of Mozambique



Demographics of Mozambique

Government and politicsEdit

Politics of Mozambique

Branches of the governmentEdit

Government of Mozambique

Executive branch of the governmentEdit

Legislative branch of the governmentEdit

Judicial branch of the governmentEdit

Court system of Mozambique

Foreign relationsEdit

Foreign relations of Mozambique

International organization membershipEdit

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

Law and orderEdit

Law of Mozambique


Military of Mozambique

Local governmentEdit

Local government in Mozambique


History of Mozambique

  • Current events of Mozambique


Culture of Mozambique



Sports in Mozambique

Economy and infrastructureEdit

Economy of Mozambique


Education in Mozambique

See alsoEdit



  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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