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Facts About Mozambique:

Mozambique is 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.
The capital city is Maputo was formerly known as Lourenço Marques who was a 16th century Portuguese trader and explorer who settled in present-day Mozambique and married a black woman.
Between the 1st and 5th centuries AD, Bantu-speaking peoples migrated from farther north and west. Swahili, and later also Arab, commercial ports existed along the coasts until the arrival of Europeans around the 1400s.
Mozambique was colonized by Portugal in 1505.
Liberation Front of Mozambique (FRELIMO) was a liberation movement founded in 1962 that fought for the independence of Mozambique.
After the country gained independence in 1975, a civil war began that lasted from 1977-1992.
Samora Machel became the first president of Mozambique who led the country from its independence to his death in 1986. 
The current and third President of Mozambique is Armando Guebeza who assumed office in 2005.
Since 2001 Mozambique is one of the world’s top ten for annual average GDP growth.
The only official language of Mozambique is Portuguese, with roughly half of the population speaking it as a second language and few as a first language. Languages widely spoken natively include Swahili, Makhuwa, and Sena.
The largest religion in Mozambique is Christianity, with significant Muslim and African traditional minorities. 
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Facts About Mozambique:

  • Mozambique is 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.
  • The capital city is Maputo was formerly known as Lourenço Marques who was a 16th century Portuguese trader and explorer who settled in present-day Mozambique and married a black woman.
  • Between the 1st and 5th centuries AD, Bantu-speaking peoples migrated from farther north and west. Swahili, and later also Arab, commercial ports existed along the coasts until the arrival of Europeans around the 1400s.
  • Mozambique was colonized by Portugal in 1505.
  • Liberation Front of Mozambique (FRELIMO) was a liberation movement founded in 1962 that fought for the independence of Mozambique.
  • After the country gained independence in 1975, a civil war began that lasted from 1977-1992.
  • Samora Machel became the first president of Mozambique who led the country from its independence to his death in 1986. 
  • The current and third President of Mozambique is Armando Guebeza who assumed office in 2005.
  • Since 2001 Mozambique is one of the world’s top ten for annual average GDP growth.
  • The only official language of Mozambique is Portuguese, with roughly half of the population speaking it as a second language and few as a first language. Languages widely spoken natively include SwahiliMakhuwa, and Sena.
  • The largest religion in Mozambique is Christianity, with significant Muslim and African traditional minorities. 

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