Maputo Province

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Maputo
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Maputo, Province of Mozambique
Maputo, Province of Mozambique
CountryMozambique
CapitalMatola
Area
 • Total22,693 km2 (8,762 sq mi)
Population
 (2017 census)
 • Total1,968,906
 • Density87/km2 (220/sq mi)
Postal code
11xx
Area code(s)(+258) 21
Websitewww.pmaputo.gov.mz

Maputo is a province of Mozambique. Its capital is the city of Matola. The province does not include the national capital of Maputo.

The Maputo Bay area to the southeast of Maputo is an important conservation area with many reefs and lakes. Of particular note is the Maputo Elephant Game Reserve, which has lakes such as Lagoa Chingute and Lagoa Piti. There is also the Machangulo Private Nature Reserve in the Machangulo Peninsula.[1] The largest river of the province is the Maputo River. Inhaca Island is part of the province.

Districts[change | change source]

Maputo Province is divided into the 7 districts of:

and the municipalities of:

References[change | change source]

  1. Google Maps (Map). Cartography by Tele Atlas. Google, Inc. Retrieved 22 September 2014.

Coordinates: 25°30′S 32°20′E / 25.500°S 32.333°E / -25.500; 32.333