Facts About Maputo You Didn’t Know


Maputo is the capital of Mozambique, a port on the Indian ocean. Known as the City of Acacias, Maputo’s economy is centered on the harbor. The city is the prime tourist attraction has some of the magnificent views of Mozambique!

The city manufactures cement, pottery, furniture, shoes and rubber, it is the largest city of Mozambique and its administrative, communications and commercial center. Maputo has some of the best property options, apart from a house in Maputo, people can get the access to spacious accommodations and sea view apartment for rent. The city has a lot to explore.

Here are some lesser  known facts-:
  1. Maputo used to be known as Lourenço Marques before it got its independence.
  2. Maputo is the capital of Mozambique and is also the largest city in Mozambique.
  3. Mozambique is about 45% larger than France.
  4. Portuguese is the official language in Mozambique.
  5. It is known as the City of Acacias in reference to acacia trees commonly found along its avenues.
  6. Maputo covers a 346 km² area.
  7. Some of the scenes from Blood Diamond starring Leonardo Di Caprio was shot in Maputo.
  8. The CFM Railway Station in Maputo is considered one of the most beautiful in the world.
  9. The Portuguese first arrived in Mozambique in the fifteenth century and was led by the famous explorer Vasco da Gama.
  10. The great natural harbor of Maputo (Delagoa Bay) was discovered by Vasco da Gama in 1498 and lies on the sheltered estuary of Rio Espirito Santo.

The capital is mesmerizing when it comes to peace and serenity. Get on with your sand slippers and a relaxing mood, choose a property in Maputo and slip into the raw beauty of nature around! 

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