Geography in Mozambique

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Geography in Mozambique


The continent: Africa
  
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For country comparisons (the table on the map) colors are used:
 
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Area in Mozambique


Surface area

799 380 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 34 in the world of 233 (85,84%); 16 in Africa from 56 (73,21%)

Land area

786 380 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 34 in the world of 230 (85,65%); 16 in Africa from 54 (72,22%)

Territorial waters

13 000 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 39 in the world of 153 (75,16%); 11 in Africa from 40 (75%)

Land use in Mozambique


Land area

786 380 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 34 in the world of 230 (85,65%); 16 in Africa from 54 (72,22%)

Agricultural land

63,52 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 34 in the world of 208 (84,13%); 18 in Africa from 53 (67,92%)
499 500 {sq.km.[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 18 in the world of 209 (91,87%); 5 in Africa from 54 (92,59%)
1,79 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 28 in the world of 207 (86,96%); 14 in Africa from 52 (75%)
15,03 % (3,01 % annual) ↗
min: 1,79; max: 6,22; max-min: 4,44 (71,32%); mid: 4,00;
-2,22 (-124,31%)

Arable land

7,18 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 126 in the world of 206 (39,32%); 32 in Africa from 53 (41,51%)
56 500 {sq.km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 43 in the world of 206 (79,61%); 15 in Africa from 53 (73,58%)
0,202 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 70 in the world of 206 (66,50%); 24 in Africa from 53 (56,60%)
15,03 % (3,01 % annual) ↗
min: 0,202; max: 0,326; max-min: 0,124 (37,98%); mid: 0,264;
-0,062 (-30,62%)

Forest area

48,25 {% of land area[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 52 in the world of 205 (75,12%); 10 in Africa from 53 (83,02%)
2,72 % (0,544 % annual) ↗
min: 48,25; max: 55,16; max-min: 6,92 (12,54%); mid: 51,70;
-3,46 (-7,17%)
379 400 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 18 in the world of 206 (91,75%); 5 in Africa from 54 (92,59%)
2,72 % (0,544 % annual) ↗
min: 379 400; max: 433 780; max-min: 54 380 (12,54%); mid: 406 590;
-27 190 (-7,17%)
1,36 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 35 in the world of 204 (83,33%); 10 in Africa from 52 (82,69%)
18,16 % (3,63 % annual) ↗
min: 1,36; max: 3,24; max-min: 1,89 (58,20%); mid: 2,30;
-0,944 (-69,61%)

Terrestrial protected areas

17,21 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 88 in the world of 204 (57,35%); 21 in Africa from 53 (62,26%)
6,16 % (1,23 % annual) ↘
min: 13,50; max: 17,21; max-min: 3,71 (21,56%); mid: 15,36;
1,86 (10,78%)
137 420 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 30 in the world of 202 (85,64%); 11 in Africa from 51 (80,39%)
0,0000625 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 141 in the world of 202 (30,69%); 30 in Africa from 51 (43,14%)

Land boundaries and coastline in Mozambique


Length of land borders

4 783 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 38 in the world of 166 (77,71%); 16 in Africa from 49 (69,39%)

Number of Neighbors

6 [?] (2015)
(descending): 21 in the world of 164 (87,80%); 8 in Africa from 49 (85,71%)

Coastline

2 470 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 49 in the world of 191 (74,87%); 4 in Africa from 40 (92,50%)

Elevation in Mozambique


mean elevation

345 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 103 in the world of 163 (37,42%); 32 in Africa from 48 (35,42%)

highest point

2 436 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 103 in the world of 232 (56,03%); 25 in Africa from 56 (57,14%)

Main parameters in Mozambique


Population

27 977 863 number of people[?] (2015)
(descending): 47 in the world of 233 (80,26%); 12 in Africa from 56 (80,36%)
13,07 % (2,61 % annual) ↘
min: 7 493 278; max: 27 977 863; max-min: 20 484 585 (73,22%); mid: 17 735 571;
10 242 293 (36,61%)

Surface area

799 380 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 34 in the world of 233 (85,84%); 16 in Africa from 56 (73,21%)

Population density

35,58 people per sq. km of land area[?] (2015)
(descending): 173 in the world of 230 (25,22%); 37 in Africa from 54 (33,33%)
13,07 % (2,61 % annual) ↘
min: 9,72; max: 35,58; max-min: 25,86 (72,68%); mid: 22,65;
12,93 (36,34%)

Population growth rate

2,76 annual %[?] (2015)
(descending): 25 in the world of 216 (88,89%); 17 in Africa from 54 (70,37%)
1,77 % (0,355 % annual) ↗
min: -0,139; max: 3,95; max-min: 4,09 (103,52%); mid: 1,90;
0,856 (31,00%)

Surface area

2,86 hectar per person[?] (2015)
(ascending): 174 in the world of 233 (25,75%); 37 in Africa from 56 (35,71%)
15,03 % (3,01 % annual) ↗
min: 2,86; max: 10,68; max-min: 7,82 (73,24%); mid: 6,77;
-3,91 (-136,84%)