Songo, Mozambique

Songo is a town in Tete Province in Mozambique. In 2007 it had a population of 36 523 inhabitants.[1] It was elevated to town status 6 July 1972. Near the town is Songo Airport.

Songo
Songo is located in Mozambique
Songo
Songo
Coordinates: 15°36′51″S 32°46′15″E / 15.61421°S 32.77092°E / -15.61421; 32.77092
Country Mozambique
ProvincesTete Province
DistrictCahora-Bassa District
Population
 (2007)
 • Total36,523
ClimateBSh

The town is situated five kilometers east of the Cahora Bassa Dam. It was established in 1969 as a settlement for the workers who built the dam, and the town is still dependent on Cahora Bassa.

Songo is unlike other towns in Mozambique in that it does not have any formal center.

ReferanserEdit

  1. ^ "Population Statistics of Mozambique". knoema.com. Retrieved 13 April 2022.