Mozambique is a country located in Eastern Africa. There are 6 countries (Malawi, Eswatini, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe) that Mozambique shares its borders with. The official language of Mozambique is Portuguese. Traveling across Mozambique if English is your first (and only) language may be difficult due to language barriers.
In the EF English Competency Index (EF EPI), which assesses the language proficiency of non-native speaking countries, Mozambique was ranked 68th out of 100 countries in 2021.
The national currency in Mozambique is Mozambican metical (MZN). The metical (MT) is subdivided into 100 centavo.
With today’s currency rate, 1 EUR is worth 69.39 MZN and 1 USD is worth 63.82 MZN.
Check with your bank before your trip to find out if there are any fees for using your card abroad. Some banks do not charge fees when you use a foreign ATM or pay in foreign currency, but others may charge a fixed cost for each transaction or allow a limited number of free withdrawals. The travel card provided by Wise.com, Revolut or Monose might be an excellent option to cut down on transaction fees.
Ookla® Speedtest The average fixed internet speed in Mozambique is 28.73 Mbps and mobile is 39.29 Mbs.The global average is 171.07 Mbps and 126.25 Mbps respectively.
ATM Density It may be difficult to locate an ATM in Mozambique.9.06 ATMs per 100,000 people.The global average is 39.49.
SIM Registration In order to purchase a SIM card in Mozambique, a passport or ID is required as identification.
There are 3 socket types used in Mozambique. Type C is a popular socket type throughout Europe (except the United Kingdom), Russia, and certain Asian countries. Type M is not very common around the world, so it might be a good idea to check if your electronics need an adapter.
The sockets’ shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).
In the year 2023, Mozambique will celebrate 9 national public holidays. The next one Christmas Day will take place on December 25.
|January 1, 2023||New Year’s DayDia de Ano Novo|
|February 3, 2023||Heroes’s DayDia do Heroi Nacional|
|April 7, 2023||Women’s DayDia da Mulher|
|May 1, 2023||worker’s DayDia do Trabalhador|
|June 25, 2023||Independence DayDia da Independência|
|September 7, 2023||Victory DayDia da Victória|
|September 25, 2023||Revolution DayDia da Revolução|
|October 4, 2023||Day of Peace and ReconciliationDia da Paz e da Reconcialição|
|December 25, 2023||Christmas DayNatal|
What hotel chains are present in Mozambique?
There are no Mariott hotels in Mozambique.
There are no Hilton hotels in Mozambique.
The IHG hotel chain operates in Mozambique.
What fast food chains are present in Mozambique?
The McDonald’s chain does not operate in Mozambique.
The KFC chain operates in Mozambique.
The Burger King chain does not operate in Mozambique.
What is the weather like in Maputo?
Weather data for Maputo (capital city) by Open-Meteo.com
Railways There are passenger trains operating between some cities.
Subway Systems There is no subway system in any city.
Taxi Apps Unfortunately neither Uber nor Bolt are available in Mozambique.
Emergency phones in Mozambique
Smoking & Alcohol
Smoking ban Smoking is forbidden in all public indoor locations, with limited exceptions.
Cananbis legality Both recreational and medicinal use of cannabis is prohibited.