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Location: Africa
Maputo (1.000.000 inhab.)
Main Cities:
Nampula, Beira, Nacala, Matala
799,379 km2
1 metical = 100 centavos
Portuguese, languages Bantu
Roman Catholic, Moslem, Animist, Protestant
The Independence's Year:
Mt. Binga
Zambesi, Limpopo, Save, Rovuma
Malati, Cahora Bassa (artificiale)



This ex Portuguese colony, that overlooks the Indian ocean with thousand of kilometers of coasts often very beautiful, it is an a little inhabited state (density 20 abs / Kmq) and with regime for many years Marxist-Leninist, that lately it is opening to democratic reforms and the tourism.
The country is poor, also because of long and bloody civil wars.
It produce sugar reed, cotton and coconut palm; the subsoil furnishes good resources (gas, coal and iron).
Politic and economic situation of the Country starded to improve from the end of civil war (1992), also if is still possible to touch poverty and decay, heritage of comunist regime and civil war.
The beauty of Indian Ocean coast allowed a moderate turistic development with the opening of new infrastructures.
Ilha de Mozambico, in the north of the Country, is a fascinating center, dominated by portuguese architectures, while Bazaruto Islands, in front of Vilanculos, are wonderful seaside location.

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September '11 September '11  
Reportage Malawi e Mozambico

Al fiume Architetture alla Ilha Dhow sull'Oceano Indiano Il faro di Barra

Il Fiume Zambesi Il mare a Bazaruto Ilha de Mozambique Il ponte della Ilha de Mozambique

Inhambane Isola di Benguerra Inselberg Isola di Magaruque

Isole Bazaruto La Fortaleza della Ilha Le strade del Mozambico La spiaggia di Barra

Nampula Nei pressi di Maxixe Pesce dell'Oceano Indiano Quelimane

Spiaggia a Vilanculos Tramonto a Barra Villaggio del nord Vilanculos

Bambino La cattedrale di Maputo La stazione di Maputo Donna con bambino Moschea a Maputo

Photographies to greater solution can be found to the page Southern Africa Gallery