Mozambique

Learn a little about Mozambique and enjoy our collection of printables, worksheets and flags.

Mozambique fishermen
Mozambique fishermen

Fun Facts about Mozambique

  • The Republic of Mozambique is in southeast Africa, opposite the island of Madagascar.
  • Mozambique was a Portuguese colony for nearly 500 years, known for crops such as cashew nuts and cassava in addition to all sorts of spices, from chilli to garlic.
  • Mozambique was torn apart by a 16 year civil war after achieving independence from Portugal in 1975, but fighting stopped in 1992.
  • Mozambique is forecast to be one of the fastest growing countries in the next 10 years, helped by exports of coal and natural gas.
  • Sadly, Mozambique is still a very poor country with half its people living on less than $1 a day.
  • Maputo, the capital, is a vibrant city with a population of 1.5m, with white sandy beaches and a mural showing the civil war which is 95 metres long.
  • Mozambique's coast runs for 1500 miles and features islands and coral reefs where over 1200 species of fish can be found.
  • Maputo Elephant Reserve is home to a herd of 350 elephants, whose habitat was under threat.

Mozambique on the Map

Mozambique on map of Africa
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Bazaruto Island, Mozambique
Bazaruto Island, Mozambique

Printables, Maps and Worksheets

Mozambique Flag Printables
The flag of Mozambique stands out from all other flags because of its representation of an AK-47...
Mozambique Worksheets for Kids
Our range of worksheets will help children locate Mozambique on a map of Africa, learn the capital...

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