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Mozambique is divided into 10 provinces (províncias) and 1 capital city (cidade) with provincial status:

Provinces of Mozambique
Províncias de Moçambique (Portuguese)
Mozambique Provinces numbered 300px.png
CategoryUnitary state
LocationMozambique
Number11 Provinces
Populations1,446,654 (Gaza) – 6,102,867 (Nampula)
Areas347 km2 (134 sq mi) (Maputo City) – 129,056 km2 (49,829 sq mi) (Niassa)
GovernmentProvincial government
SubdivisionsDistrict
Map Key Province Capital Area
(km2) [1]
Population
(2007 census)
Population
(2017 census)
Region
1 Cabo Delgado Pemba 86,625 1,606,568 2,333,278 North
2 Gaza Xai-Xai 75,709 1,228,514 1,446,654 South
3 Inhambane Inhambane 68,615 1,271,818 1,496,824 South
4 Manica Chimoio 61,661 1,412,248 1,911,237 Central
5 Maputo City - 347 1,094,628 1,101,170 South
6 Maputo Matola 26,011 1,205,709 2,507,098 South
7 Nampula Nampula 81,606 3,985,613 6,102,867 North
8 Niassa Lichinga 129,056 1,170,783 1,865,976 North
9 Sofala Beira 68,018 1,642,920 2,221,803 Central
10 Tete Tete 100,724 1,783,967 2,764,169 Central
11 Zambezia Quelimane 105,008 3,849,455 5,110,787 North

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