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Lourenço Marques
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Maputo is locatit 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 Preses David Simango
 • Total 346 km2 (134 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Tot 1,244,227
Time zone CAT (UTC+2)
Aurie Code & Prefix (+258) 21-XX-XX-XX
ISO 3166 code MZ

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 hardwood 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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