Sofala Province

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Coordinates: 19°0′S 34°45′E / 19.000°S 34.750°E / -19.000; 34.750

Sofala
Gogogo, the highest peak of the Gorongosa mountain complex
Gogogo, the highest peak of the Gorongosa mountain complex
Sofala, Province of Mozambique
Sofala, Province of Mozambique
CountryMozambique
CapitalBeira
Area
 • Total68,018 km2 (26,262 sq mi)
Population
 (2017 census)
 • Total2,259,248
 • Density33/km2 (86/sq mi)
Postal code
21xx
Area code(s)(+258) 23
Websitewww.sofala.gov.mz

Sofala is a province of Mozambique. Beira is the capital of the province.

Rivers flowing through the province include the Chiveve River, the Buzi River, the Save River. Gorongosa National Park, at the southern end of the Great African Rift Valley, covers several thousand square kilometres. The park has the 1,863 metres (6,112 ft) Mount Gorongosa, a mountain which is considered sacred to the people of the country.[1]

Districts[change | change source]

Sofala Province is divided into the 12 districts of:

References[change | change source]

  1. Wilson, Edward O. (22 April 2014). A Window on Eternity: A Biologist’s Walk Through Gorongosa National Park. Simon and Schuster. p. 2. ISBN 978-1-4767-4741-5.