185 (over 186 countries)
Maputo (population 1.5 million 2012 estimate)
African 99.66% (Makhuwa, Tsonga, Lomwe, Sena, and others), Europeans 0.06%, Euro-Africans 0.2%, Indians 0.08%
Portuguese (official), 16 African languages and respective dialects
Roman Catholic (30.3%), other Christian (including independent African churches 36%), Muslim (18%). Elements of indigenous religion are widespread.
Frente de Libertação de Moçambique (Frelimo), Resistência Nacional de Moçambique (Renamo), Movimento Democratica de Mocambique (MDM)
Head of State
Associations with International Organisations
Commonwealth; AU (African Union); SADC (Southern African Development Community); the Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC); the Non-Aligned Movement; the Community of Portuguese-Speaking Countries (CPLP); the Organisation of Portuguese-Speaking African Countries (PALOP); la Francophonie (as observer); and the Indian Ocean Rim-Association for Regional Cooperation (IOR-ARC).
Sources: Foreign & Commonwealth Office, The World Factbook