Mozambique is a country located in eastern Africa, it is bordered by the Mozambique Channel and the Indian Ocean to the east, Tanzania to the north, Malawi and Zambia to the northwest, to the west Zimbabwe and to the southwest South Africa and Swaziland. With a population of 24,692,144 and an area of 801,590 it is the 50th most populous country and the 35th largest.

General Information
Official Name: 
Republic of Mozambique, República de Moçambique
Capitol: 
Maputo
Population: 
26,491,000
Languages: 
Portuguese
Geographic Region: 
Geographic Size (km sq): 
801,590
Year of UN Membership: 
1975
Year of Present State Formation: 
1975
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Key Statistics & Indicators
Gross Domestic Product (GDP, Nominal): 
$17.530 Billion
Per Capita Income (PPP Adjusted): 
$1,170 (CID)
GDP Growth: 
7.00 (%)
Human Development Index (HDI): 
0.39
Gini Index (Income Inequality): 
45.60
Unemployment: 
17.00%
Foreign Aid Recieved: 
$2,096.92Million (USD)
Economic Grouping: 
Developing Country
Least Developed Country
International Relations
UN Voting Blocs & Caucuses: 
Group of 77 (G-77)
Non-Aligned Movement (NAM)
African Group
Islamic Group
Major International & Regional Organizations: 
ACP: African, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States
AfDB: African Development Bank
AU: African Union
Commonwealth of Nations (British)
CD: Community of Democracies
CPLP: Comuinidade dos Paises de Lingua Portuguesa
EITI: Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative
ICC: International Chamber of Commerce
ICRM: International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
IDB: Islamic Development Bank
IFRCS: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
IHO: International Hydrographic Organization
IMSO: International Mobile Satellite Organization
Interpol: International Criminal Police Organization
IOC: International Olympic Committee
IOM: International Organization for Migration
IPU: Inter-Parliamentary Union
ISO: International Organization for Standardization
ITSO: International Telecommunications Satellite Organization
ITUC: International Trade Union Confederation
OIC: Organization of Islamic Cooperation
OIF: Organisation internationale de la Francophonie
SADC: Southern African Development Community
Union Latina
WCO: World Customs Organization
WFTU: World Federation of Trade Unions
UN Specialized Agencies & Organizations: 
CTBTO: Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization
FAO: Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN
IAEA: International Atomic Energy Agency
IBRD: International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
ICAO: International Civil Aviation Organization
ICSID: International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes
IDA: International Development Association
IFAD: International Fund for Agricultural Development
IFC: International Finance Corporation
ILO: International Labor Organization
IMF: International Monetary Fund
IMO: International Maritime Organization
ITU: International Telecommunications Union
MIGA: Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency
OPCW: Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
UNESCO: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UNIDO: United Nations Industrial Development Organization
UNWTO: United Nations World Tourism Organization
UPU: Universal Postal Union
WBG: World Bank Group
WHO: World Health Organization
WIPO: World Intellectual Property Organization
WMO: World Meteorological Organization
WTO: World Trade Organization
Current UN Peacekeeping Missions: 
UNISFA: UN Interim Security Force for Abyei
Bilateral Relations
United Nations Data
Government Sources
UN Mission
420 East 50th Street
New York, NY 10022
(212) 644-6800/644-5965
(212) 644-5972/644-0528
mozambique@un.int

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