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Lourenço Marques
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Maputo is located in Mozambique
Location in Mozambique
Coordinates: 25°58′S 32°35′E / 25.967°S 32.583°E / -25.967; 32.583Coordinates: 25°58′S 32°35′E / 25.967°S 32.583°E / -25.967; 32.583
Kintra Mozambique
 • Municipal Cooncil PresesDavid Simango
 • Total346 km2 (134 sq mi)
 • Total1,244,227
Time zoneUTC+2 (CAT)
Aurie Code & Prefix(+258) 21-XX-XX-XX
ISO 3166 codeMZ

Maputo, kent as Lourenço Marques afore unthirldom, is the caipital an lairgest ceety o Mozambique. It is kent as the Ceety o Acacias in reference tae acacia trees commonly foond alang its avenues an the Pearl o the Indie Ocean. It wis famous for the inscription "This is Portugal" on the walkwey o its municipal biggin. The day it is a port ceety on the Indie Ocean, wi its economy centred aroond the harbour. Accordin tae the 2007 census, the population is 1,766,184.[1] Cotton, succar, chromite, sisal, copra, an haurdwid are the chief exports. The ceety manufacturs cement, pottery, furniture, shoes, an rubber. The ceety is surroondit bi Maputo Province, but is admeenistered as its awn province.

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  1. "Quadros do 3° Censo Geral da População e Habitação 2007". Instituto Nacional de Estatística. Archived frae the original on 20 Februar 2012. Retrieved 23 December 2010.

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