Mozambique <<MOH zuhm BEEK>> is a rustic in southeastern Africa. It’s bordered by Malawi, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. The nation lies alongside the Indian Ocean. It has many advantageous harbors, or locations the place boats can dock. Maputo is the nation’s capital and largest metropolis.
Virtually half of Mozambique is roofed by flat, open land. This plain stretches inland from the coast of the Indian Ocean. The land will get greater farther inland. Excessive, flat lands, referred to as plateaus <<pla TOHZ>>, and mountains rise alongside the western border. Grasslands and tropical forests cowl a lot of the nation. The various rivers that circulate by means of Mozambique assist make the soil close to them wealthy.
Virtually all Mozambicans come from African households. Most converse a language within the Bantu household of languages. Most can’t converse Portuguese, the official language. Different teams, together with Arabs, Europeans, and Pakistanis, make up a small a part of the inhabitants.
Most Mozambicans are farmers, and far of Mozambique’s cash comes from farming. The nation grows cashews, cassava, corn, cotton, and sugar cane. Farmers increase cattle, goats, and hogs. Some individuals catch fish and shrimp within the Indian Ocean.Factories manufacture meals merchandise and different gadgets.
Individuals lived in what’s now Mozambique 6,000 years in the past. The primary Europeans to reach there have been the Portuguese. They arrange a buying and selling publish there in 1505. Portugal ruled Mozambique from the late 1800’s till 1975. Mozambique turned unbiased in 1975.