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Interesting Facts About Mozambique

Basic Info: Mozambique is a country located in south east Africa .Its capital is Maputo.

Here are some facts about Mozambique 

  • Portuguese is the official language of Mozambique,it is spoken as a second language by about half of its population.Native languages include Swahili, Makhuwa,  and  Sena

  • The name Mozambique is derived from the  name of an Arab trader  Mussa Ben Mbiki who first visited the island.

  • Mozambique is divided into 10 provinces and one capital city which has provincial status.

  • Mozambique has a multi-party democracy. having presidential form of government.

  • The currency of Mozambique is  Mozambican Metical  .

  • Mozambique was explored by Vasco da Gama in 1498 and it was a colony of portugal from 1505 to 1975 in the year which it it gained independence

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