Population : 22 894 000
Area : 801 590 sq km
Mozambique Beach Holiday, Mozambique Airport Transfers, Mozambique is located in the South eastern part of Africa and 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.
Why Visit Mozambique
Mozambique Beach Holiday, Mozambique Airport Transfers, Mozambique’s warm tropical coastline is a paradise of sandy white beaches and varied and abundant marine life, coral reefs and many small islands makes it an ideal exotic destination to visit. It’s pristine reefs rated alongside those of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef offer one of the best snorkeling and diving experiences along the east coast of Southern Africa, where an abundance of whale shark and mantra rays can be seen up close.
How big is the area of Mozambique?
Mozambique is 801,590 square kilometres in size and is the 36th largest country in the world. It is comparable in size to Turkey.
How big is the Population?
According to the last census, Mozambique is home to about 17,857,100 people of various ethnic groups, religions and tribal groups. These include 37% of Makua-Lomwe, 10% Shona and 23% Tsonga. Other ethnic minorities inhabiting this area include Europeans, mainly Portuguese, Euro-Asians and Indians.
What is the time zone of Mozambique?
Mozambique is 2 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time. Daylight Saving Time is not applied.
What is the Capital City of Mozambique?
The capital of Mozambique is Maputo, a small, bustling city situated on the west side of Maputo Bay, at the mouth of the Tembe River.
What is the weather and climate like in Mozambique?
Mozambique boasts a tropical climate with two seasons, the wet season from October to March, and the dry season from April to September. Climatic conditions vary depending on the altitude.
Rainfall along the coast is heavy, but decreases in the north and south. Cyclones are common during the wet season. The average temperature ranges in Maputo range from 13 degrees to 24 degrees Celsius in July, to 22 to 31 degrees Celsius in February.
What is the best time to visit Mozambique?
The best time to visit Mozambique is between May and November, when rainfall and temperatures are at its lowest. It is also good to travel during the early part of the warm, rainy season from November to January, but be prepared for sweltering temperatures, especially during January.
Try to avoid the height of the rains, from February to March/April, as many of the roads become impassable and flooding is common in the south and centre. During the holiday season, i.e. Easter, Christmas, New Years and in August, Mozambique’s southern coastal resorts become overrun with visitors and travellers, so book in advance.
What type of Government does Mozambique have?
The Republic of Mozambique, as it is officially known, has a republic government leaded by the chief of state, President Armando Guebuza and head of government, Prime Minister Luisa Dioga. The President is elected by popular vote for a five year term. The next election will be held in December 2009. The prime minister is appointed by the president.
Is Mozambique a safe destination?
Mozambique Beach Holiday, Mozambique Airport Transfers is not a dangerous place to visit; however, there are incidents of muggings, robberies, rape and murder. Normal precautions should be taken when visiting this country.
Women should never walk alone on beaches, but it is advised to check with your hotel/lodge where the dangerous areas are. In general, Mozambican people are warm, friendly and hospitable and you will encounter far less hassle here than many other African countries.
What is the Country Dialing Code of Mozambique?
The international country dialing code for Mozambique is +258.
What plugs and power voltage is used in Mozambique?
South African style plugs with 2 circular metal pins above the large circular grounding pin is used in Mozambique.
What is the local currency?
The official currency of Mozambique is the Metical (MT), divided into 100 Centavos. When traveling to Mozambique, take South Africa Rand (ZAR) or US Dollars (USD).
Although many resorts and hotels accept Rands, exchange your money if you want to purchase anything from the markets, shops and petrol stations. Money can be exchanged at banks (closed between 12:00pm – 14:00pm), local shops and even some markets.
Can I use my credit card?
Credit Cards are accepted almost anywhere in Mozambique, except at the majority of expensive resorts.
How much should I Tip?
It is advised to tip small amounts to your lodge/hotel staff. At restaurants, it is customary to tip your waiters 10% of the bill.
Can I use my Cell/Mobile Phone in Mozambique?
Mozambique has a state owned cell phone provider, Mcel and the South African owned Vodacom Mozambique. A third is said to be arriving.
Is there internet connectivity?
Internet is readily available in Maputo, with many internet cafes and all major hotels boasting internet access. There is little internet coverage outside of Maputo, mostly available in tourist areas, including Inhambane and Xai-Xai
Mozambique Beach Holiday, Mozambique Airport Transfers to Bazaruto Island which lies just 30 kms off the coastal town of Vilanculos and is the largest of the islands in the Archipelago, being approximately 37km long and 7km wide.
Pestana Bazaruto Lodge: Located on the north-western tip of the island, Bazaruto Lodge consists of 26 A-Frame chalets spread out along the beach (superior rooms) and set in the lush tropical gardens less than 50 meters from the beach (standard rooms). All rooms are air conditioned and there are a few dedicated family rooms.
The well equipped activity centre caters for most water-sports.
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