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HIV/AIDS (English)

HIV/AIDS (English)

Mozambique occupies a coastline of 2500 kilometres, covering a total area of 812,379 square kilometres, with a population of 19.7 million people (UN,2006). It lies in the southeastern part of Africa bordering the Indian Ocean and neighboring Tanzania in the north, South Africa in the south and Zimbabwe and Swaziland in the west. Administratively the country divided into 11 provinces including the capital city Maputo. They are namely: Maputo Rural, Maputo City, Gaza: with provincial capital Xaixai is 224 kilometres from Maputo. Inhambane: characterized by its extreme coconut palms and cashew nuts. Sofala: One of the richest provinces producing primarily shrimps and sugar, the provincial capital is Beira. Manica: Important for a wide range of fruits and vegetables. Zambezi: Is an agricultural region with magnificent tea plantation. Tete: Known as the location of the colossal Cabora Bassa dam and rich in minerals such as coal, iron, fluorite and gold. Nampula: A paradise for rock climbers with city also called Nampula. Caba Delgado: The most northern province of the country known for its wood and Ivory artists.