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Mozambique - Republic of MozambiqueMozambique - Republic of Mozambique Observer

Republic of Mozambique is a country located 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 Eswatini (Swaziland) and South Africa to the southwest.

Mozambique is endowed with rich natural resources.
The country's economy is mainly based on agriculture, but the industry is growing, particularly food and beverages, chemical manufacturing and aluminium and petroleum production. The tourism sector is also expanding. South Africa is Mozambique's leading trading partner and source of foreign direct investment, while Belgium, Brazil, Portugal and Spain are also among the country's most important economic partners.

Mozambique is a member of the United Nations, the African Union, the Commonwealth of Nations, the Organisation of the Islamic Cooperation, the Community of Portuguese Language Countries, the Non-Aligned Movement, the Southern African Development Community, and is an observer at La Francophonie.

Major Indicators

Land (sq.km) 786,380
Population (inhabitants) 31,255,435
Capital Maputo
Continent Africa
Language(s) Portuguese
National currency Mozambican Metical
Time Zone GMT+2
Labor force (inhabitants) 13,310,127
GDP (current billion US$) 14.02
GDP per capita (current US$) 448.61
GDP growth (percentage) -1.28
Proven natural gas reserves (billion c.m.) 650
Natural gas marketed production (billion c.m.) 4.57
Pipeline exports (billion c.m.) 3.76
Domestic natural gas consumption (billion c.m.) 0.81

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