Mozambique

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Mozambique, officially the Republic of Mozambique (Portuguese: Moçambique or República de Moçambique, is a country in southeastern Africa bordered by the Indian Ocean to the east, Tanzania to the north, Malawi and Zambia to the northwest, Zimbabwe to the west and Swaziland and South Africa to the southwest. It is a member of the Community of Portuguese Language Countries and the Commonwealth of Nations, and an observer of the Francophonie. Mozambique (Moçambique) was named after Muça Alebique, a sultan.

Established
1975-06-25
Joined Commonwealth
1995
Capital City
Maputo
Demonym
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Mozambican
Country motto
none
Size
309496 square miles.
Population
21669278
Population density
Based on figures from 2007.
25 per square kilometre. (World ranking: 178)
GDP
At purchasing power parity based on figures from 2008
$19680000000 (World ranking:124)
Human Development Index
The Human Development Index is a combined measure of life expectancy, literacy, educational attainment, and GDP per capita for countries worldwide. Figures closer to 1 indicate a greater score on the Human Development Index. The figure given below is based on figure from 2007.
0.384 (World ranking:172)
Currency Code
MZN
Country calling code
258
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