Inhambane Province

province of Mozambique

Coordinates: 23°0′S 34°30′E / 23.000°S 34.500°E / -23.000; 34.500

Inhambane is a province of Mozambique. The capital is Inhambane.

Inhambane
Indian Ocean seen from one of many province`s resorts
Indian Ocean seen from one of many province`s resorts
Inhambane, Province of Mozambique
Inhambane, Province of Mozambique
CountryMozambique
CapitalInhambane
Area
 • Total68,775 km2 (26,554 sq mi)
Population
 (2017 census)
 • Total1,488,676
 • Density22/km2 (56/sq mi)
Postal code
13xx
Area code(s)(+258) 293
Websitewww.inhambane.gov.mz

The region was visited by Vasco da Gama in 1498. He claimed Inhambane Bay for Portugal. The Portuguese created a trading post at Inhambane in 1534.

The province has two of Mozambique's national parks: Zinave National Park in the northwest and Bazaruto National Park on the Bazaruto Archipelago. There is also Pomene National Reserve.

As of 2017, approximately 113,288 people live there. [1]

DistrictsEdit

Imhambane Province is divided into the 12 districts of:

and the municipalities of:

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Inhambane (Province, Mozambique) - Population Statistics, Charts, Map and Location". www.citypopulation.de. Retrieved 2020-08-08.