Maputo, Mozambique Overview
Maputo is located on the west side of Maputo Bay, near the Estuário do Espírito Santo where the rivers Tembe, Umbeluzi, Matola and Infulene drain. The bay is 95 kilometres (59 miles) long and 30 kilometres (19 miles) wide. At the extreme east of the city and bay is the island of Inhaca.The total area covered by the municipality of Maputo is 346 square kilometres (134 sq mi) and borders the city of Matola northeast and east, the districts of Marracuene to the north; Boane in the east and Matutuíne at the south all of which are part of Maputo Province. The city is 120 km (75 miles) from the South African border at Ressano Garcia and 80 km (50 miles) from the border with Swaziland near the town of Namaacha. The city is surrounded by Maputo Province, but is administered as its own province.
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Maputo features a tropical savanna climate (Koppen) Maputo is a relatively dry city, averaging 814 millimetres (32.0 inches) of precipitation per year. The city has relatively short rainy season lasting from November through March. Maputo also features noticeably warmer and cooler seasons, with its warmest month (January) on average about 7 °C (13 °F) warmer than its coolest month (July).
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Inhaca Island ( Ilha da Inhaca in Portuguese) is a subtropical island of Mozambique off the East African coast. The 52 km² island separates Maputo Bay ( Baía de Maputo) to the west from the Indian Ocean off its eastern shores.
Maputo Special Reserve, (formerly known as Maputo Elephant Reserve), is a nature reserve in Mozambique. The Reserve is 77,400 hectares (191,000 acres) in extent and was originally proclaimed in 1932. The reserve will eventually form part of the Lubombo Transfrontier Conservation Area, which includes national parks from South Africa, Mozambique and Swaziland.
A localiza-se junto ao Porto de Pesca na Praça 25 de Junho e representa um dos principais monumentos históricos da cidade. Apresenta planta quadrangular, erguida em alvenaria de pedra avermelhada. Possui apenas um portão de acesso que se abre para um pátio central, também de planta quadrangular, para o qual se abrem, por sua vez, as várias salas que compõem a edificação.
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Maputo means in local language, Sea of the Portuguese,until 1975 was been called Lorenço Marques and his inhabitants nicknamed as Coca Colas.
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Trip from Maputo to Macaneta Beach (Mozambique 2010)
Trip, by train, from Maputo, capital of Mozambique, to Macaneta Beach. Song: Nega - Gilberto Gil e Jorge Ben Year: 2010
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http://bestflights.co.za/africa/mozambique/maputo - visit for more information on Maputo, Mozambique Maputo, the capital and largest city in Mozambique since 1898, was formerly known as Lourenco Marques. In 2007 the city had a population of about 1,766,184. The city is home to the country's most important harbor, situated about 90km from the border of South Africa.
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Hotel Avenida - Situated in the heart of Maputo, the 5 star Hotel Avenida provides luxury accommodation to the deserning tourist. Hotel Avenida also caters for conferences and business travellers.
Maputo / Mozambique