Mozambique

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  • President: Filipe Nyusi (2015)

  • Prime Minister: Carlos Agostinho do Rosário (2015)

  • Land area: 302,737 sq mi (784,089 sq km); total area: 309,494 sq mi (801,590 sq km)

  • Population (2014 est.): 24,692,144 (growth rate: 2.45%); birth rate: 38.83/1000; infant mortality rate: 72.42/1000; life expectancy: 52.6. note: estimates for this country explicitly take into account the effects of excess mortality due to AIDS; this can result in lower life expectancy, higher infant mortality, higher death rates, lower population growth rates, and changes in the distribution of population by age and sex than would otherwise be expected (July 2014 est.)

  • Capital and largest city (2011 est.): Maputo, 1.15 million

  • Monetary unit: Metical

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