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  • Official Name: Republic of Mozambique
  • Government Types: Republic
  • Capital: Maputo
  • Other Major Cities/Regions: Matola, Beira, Nampula, Chimoio, Nacala-Porto, Quelimane, Tete, Xai-Xai
  • Size: 801,590 sq km slightly less than twice the size of California
  • Climate: Tropical to subtropical
  • Terrain: Mostly coastal lowlands, uplands in center, high plateaus in northwest, mountains in west
  • Population: 19,686,505
  • Ethnic Group: African 99.66% (Makhuwa, Tsonga, Lomwe, Sena, and others), Europeans 0.06%, Euro-Africans 0.2%, Indians 0.08%
  • Religion: Catholic 23.8%, Muslim 17.8%, Zionist Christian 17.5%, other 17.8%, none 23.1% (1997 census)
  • Languages: Emakhuwa 26.1%, Xichangana 11.3%, Portuguese 8.8% (official; spoken by 27% of population as a second language), Elomwe 7.6%, Cisena 6.8%, Echuwabo 5.8%, other Mozambican languages 32%, other foreign languages 0.3%, unspecified 1.3% (1997 census)

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