Mozambique By: avia browning

Location

Geographic theme of location- position on Earth's surface (absolute/relative)

Relative location of Mozambique- located south of the Equator along the southeastern edge of Africa.

Country's capital- Maputo

Exact location of the country's capital- 25.8920 S, 32.6051 E

Sidewalk beside the street in Maputo, Mozambique.

The Catherdral stands near the neoclassical town hall.

Vila Algarve is a residential house in Maputo. It was built in 1934.

This is a beach in Maputo.

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Continent the country is located on- Africa

This is one of many deserts in Africa.

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Some interesting landforms in Mozambique are the Zambezi River, Lake Malawi, Cahora Bassa.

Along the coast of Mozambique is sunny and warm even in coarse midwinter which is chilling elsewhere.

This picture shows the fertility in the ground.

Looking at their clothing you can tell that it's rainy sometimes.

This a picture showing that the weather is mainly the same all year round

Location

This is the African flag.

Bodies of water found around Mozambique: Zambezi River, Iandian Ocean, Lake Malawi (Nyssa)

Place

Place refers to the physical and human aspects of a location.

Natural resources found in the country: natural gas, coal, mineral sands, hydropower, oil.

This is a natural gas plant.

This picture contains coal which is a natural resource in Mozambique.

Mineral sand is found on some beaches.

This is a hydropower plant.

Oil is sometimes found in Mozambique.

Cultural groups found in Mozambique: Makua, Thonga, Shonda/Ndau, Sean, Nyungwe, Yao.

Hera are some pictures of the cultural group "Makua".

Religions practiced in Mozambique: Roman Catholic 28.4%, Muslim 17.9%, Zionist Christain 15.5%, Protestant 12.2%

This is a picture of a Roman Catholics place of worship.

This picture shows a Muslim praying.

This is a Protestant church.

Holidays, Traditions, and customs that are important to understanding Mozambique: Heroes' Day (Feb 3), Women's Day (Apr 7), Worker's Day (May 2), Independence Day (Jun 25). Official Language is Portuguese, although there are 40 different types of languages in Mozambique. Western clothing has taken over.

This is what some tribes wear.

This is from women's day.

Type of government: Mozambique is a republic and a multiparty democracy.

1.) Guerilla activity lead to independence.

2.) civil war

3.) Peace pact collapsed between opposition and government.

Human-Environment Interaction

Human- environment interaction is the way people change their environment and how the environment changes them.

Crops grown in Mozambique: cassavana, maize/corn, millet, rice, beans, cotton, tobacco.

Maize is grown in Mozambique.

Millet is common in Mozambique.

Tobacco is also very common in Mozambique.

Jobs in Mozambique: Most Mozambicans therefore work in subsistence/smallholder farming or in small-scale cottage industries.

This is a welder.

This is a gardener planting seeds.

This is a women that sews blankets, clothes, etc. and sells them.

Endangered species and animals: black rhinoceros, sei whale, wild dog. They are extinct due to hunting and money.

The rhinos are killed for money.

The dogs are used to hunt.

This specie of whale is already extinct.

Problems that exist in the country and solutions: pollution from the tankers carrying crude oil from the Arabian Gulf.

Region

Region is defined by its uniform, physical, or human characteristics.

Type of education system: primary education, secondary education, higher education.

Primary education is for typically lower class people.

Secondary education is for middle class.

Higher education is for upper class people.

Total population: 29,259,492

Population density: 35.58

Area per square mile: 309,496

Per capita GDP: 605.03 usd

Life expectancy for males: 55.7

Life expectancy for females: 59.4

Literacy rate in Mozambique: 50.58

Climate region: tropical climate with two seasons (east coast of Southern Africa)

Movement

Movement is how goods and ideas spread from place to place.

Mozambique is the 100th largest exporting company in the world and is a net importer of goods and services.

Mozambicans import fruit.

They also import crops.

They export tea.

They ship the goods off of ships.

Mozambique flag

The green represents fertile land, yellow represents mineral sources, red represents the struggle for independence, white represents peace, black represents the African continent.

How the country gained independence: civil resistance movement known as the Carnation Revolution

Technology is used in Maputo and is associated with higher education.

Higher education has expensive technology.

There are many different forms of it for different classes.

Much of it is discussed upon.

Maputo is the capital therefore it is wealthy.

Popular modes of transportation and communication: car, bus, train, taxi.

A car is used for transportation.

A bus is a popular form of transportation.

A train is used for moving many people or goods.

A taxi is a popular form of transportation in the city.

Newsworthy Events

In 2017, Eni close to finalizing deal to sell stake in Mozambique gas field. A miracle baby was born in a tree during a flood and is now 17.

This is the miracle baby.

This is how the mother and the baby was rescued.

This is the mother of the baby.

This was the baby but is now 17.

Travel Brochure

You should visit Mozambique because there is different cultures shown everywhere and is on the coast of the Indian Ocean. The ground is very fertile and there are plenty of different languages to listen to and get educated about. You shoo.d also visit the big city if Maputo.

This is a group of men going to fish in the Indian Ocean.

This is a fish that was caught in the Indian Ocean.

This is some housing in the poorer parts of Mozambique.

You can sail boats in the Ocean for a fishing trip.

Life of a Highschool Student

A typical teenager wakes up early and does their chores, eats breakfast (typically bread and tea). They use bikes to get around and animals get in there way a lot. School typically starts and 11:00am to 5:00pm. When students get home they do homework right away.

Teens often hangout at a beach.

There are different styles of clothing.

If you can afford a uniform this is what teens wear to school.

This is a teen in the Makua tribe

Credits:

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