Overview - Mozambique

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Capital:Maputo
Area:801,590 km²
Population:19,686,505 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):Emakhuwa - 26.1%, Xichangana - 11.3%, Portuguese (official) - 8.8%, Elomwe - 7.6%, Cisena - 6.8%, Echuwabo - 5.8%, other Mozambican languages - 32%, other foreign languages - 0.3%, unspecified - 1.3%.
Religion(s):Catholic - 23.8%, Muslim - 17.8%, Zionist Christian - 17.5%, others - 17.8%, none - 23.1%.
Ethnic Group(s):African (Makhuwa, Tsonga, Lomwe, Sena, others) - 99.6%, European - 0.06%, Euro-African - 0.2%, Indian - 0.08%.