The Lord's Move to Africa

Mozambique

The Lord’s Testimony

No. of saints: 600

Country Profile

Location: East Africa, bordering the Mozambique Channel, between South Africa and Tanzania 
Geographical Size: land: 786,380 sq km, water: 13,000 sq km Climate: tropical to subtropical 
Population: 27,233,789 (July 2018 est.) 
Population Growth Rate: 2.46% (2018 est.) 
Languages: Emakhuwa 26.1%, Portuguese (official) 16.6%, Xichangana 8.6%, Cinyanja 8.1, Cisena 7.1%, Elomwe 7.1%, Echuwabo 4.7%, Cindau 3.8%, Xitswa 3.8%, other Mozambican languages 11.8%, other 0.5%, unspecified 1.8% (2017 est.) 
Religion: Roman Catholic 27.2%, Muslim 18.9%, Zionist Christian 15.6%, Evangelical / Pentecostal 15.3%, Anglican 1.7%, other 4.8%, none 13.9%, unspecified 2.5% (2017 est.) 
Government Type: presidential republic 
Capital City: Maputo 
Economy: Subsistence agriculture continues to employ the vast majority of the country's work force. Agricultural products include: cotton, cashew nuts, sugarcane, tea, cassava (manioc, tapioca), corn, coconuts, sisal, citrus and tropical fruits, potatoes, sunflowers; beef and poultry. Existing industries include: aluminum, petroleum products, chemicals (fertilizer, soap, paints), textiles, cement, glass, asbestos, tobacco, food and beverages. Negotiations are underway to develop massive natural gas deposits that could impact the Mozambican economy substantially. 
GDP (Purchase power parity): $37.09 billion (2017 est.) Communications: Fixed line telephone 80,545 (2017 est.) Mobile Cellular 11,875,506 (2017 est.), Internet users 4,543,284 (July 2016 est.) 
Information and map From CIA