Regional InfoMozambique is surrounded by the following countries; Zimbabwe to the west, Swaziland and South Africa to the south and Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia to the North and to the eastern flank is the Indian Ocean. It is a country characterised by varied relief which includes sandy beaches, large savannah tracts and mountainous regions. One of the often quoted descriptions is that ‘it has the perfect combination of sun, sea and sand. Besides having beautiful landscapes, there are lots of land mammals and marine life inhabiting the different regions.
Mozambique has eleven provinces including the metropolitan province of Maputo. The Zambezi River runs midway through the country and serves as a natural demarcation between the north and south belt. To the south are the following provinces, Maputo, Gaza, Manica, Sofala, Inhambane and to the north are Zambezia, Nampula, Cabo Delgado, Niassa and parts of Tete.