National Symbols of Mozambique

Mozambique is a country in Africa. It shares borders with the following countries: Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Eswatini (Swaziland), . The capital of Mozambique is Maputo.

The official language is Swahili, Mwani, Chewa, Tsonga and the Mozambican metical is the currency of the Mozambique. The domain is .mz and the country code is +258.

National day is celebrated on 25 Jun 1975. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Mozambique is no exception.

In Mozambique, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Mozambican people. Madeira wine is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Mozambique. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Not Declared represent a national Mozambican symbol.

The country was founded by His Excellency Samora Machel. The current president of Mozambique is Filipe Nyusi and Carlos Agostinho do Rosário is the Prime Minister.

In Mozambique the power plugs and sockets are of type C, F, M. The standard voltage is 220 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Mozambican national anthem was written by Salomão J. Manhiça, Mia Couto and composed by Justino Sigaulane Chemane.

Country information

Official name(s) The Republic of Mozambique
Alternative name(s) Republic of Mozambique (official, English)
Regional location Southeastern Africa, bordering the Mozambique Channel, between South Africa and Tanzania
Country name etymology Derived from Mussa Bin Bique or Mussa Ibn Malik, an Arab trader who first visited the island and later lived there.
Climate Tropical to subtropical
Terrain Mostly coastal lowlands, uplands in center, high plateaus in northwest, mountains in west
Population 31,255,435
National Day 25 Jun 1975
Language(s) Swahili, Mwani, Chewa, Tsonga
Religion Christianity Protestantism Other Christian
Country code +258
Literacy rate 56.0%
Currency Mozambican metical
Capital city Maputo
Domain(TLD) .mz
Ethnicity N/A
Head of government Prime Minister
Nationality Mozambican
Driving side Drive on the Left-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 801,590 km2 (309,500 sq mi)
Timezone UTC+2 (CAT)
Average elevation 345 m (1,132 ft)
Coastline 2,470 Km
Mains electricity 220 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Mozambique

Flag map of Mozambique

Motto of Mozambique

No official motto

National animal of Mozambique

The National animal of Mozambique is African Elephant

National Animal of Mozambique - African Elephant

National flower of Mozambique

The National flower of Mozambique is Bell Bean. Botanical name is Phaseolus Vulgaris.

National flower of Mozambique - Bell Bean

National bird of Mozambique

The National bird of Mozambique is Tocororo

National bird of Mozambique - Tocororo

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Mozambican Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

Once a man has been bitten by a lion, he buys a dog.

If you are not able to build a house at once, you must first build a shed.

If the mat is not in a man’s hand, he sleeps standing.

Do not try to fight a lion if you are not one yourself.

The crab does not bite; it is its handshake that hurts.

Madness does not govern a country; discussion does.

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