Mozambique is a democratic country since the 1990 Constitution. The executive power is comprised of President (Head of State), a Prime-Minister and a Council of Ministers (Cabinet). The current President of the Republic of Mozambique is Armando Emilio Guebuza.
Mozambique is a member-state of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC). The SADC free trade Protocol is aimed at becoming more competitive the Southern Africa region, eliminating tariffs and other trade barriers.
Location: South-East Coast of Africa
Geographical Co-ordinates: Mozambique is located between parallel 10° 27’ and 26° 52’ latitude south and between meridians 30° 12’ and 40° 51’ east
Approximate Surfade Area: 799 380 km2
Capital: City of Maputo
North: Niassa, Cabo Delgado and Nampula
Centre: Zambezia, Tete, Manica and Sofala
South: Inhambane, Gaza and Maputo
Borders: In the northern part with the Republic of Tanzania, in the north west with Malawi and Zambia, in the western part with Zimbabwe and the Republic of South Africa and in the south with Swaziland and South Africa
Climate: The climate in Mozambique is mainly tropical and wet
Coastal Area: All eastern coastal area with around 2.470 kilometers and is washed by the Indian Ocean.
Internet Code: mz Telephone Code: 258 Currency: Metical Official Language: Portuguese
Natural Resources: Hydroelectric stations, natural gas, coal, minerals (titanium, graphite, wood) and fishing products
The main exporting products are as follows: prawn, cotton, cashew nuts, sugar and tea.