Nampula Province

The Nampula province lies to the east of Mozambique. It has an area of ​​approximately 81,606 km ². On this surface, approximately 3,410,141 people.

The provincial capital is the city of Nampula Nampula with about 303 346 inhabitants.

Society and the economy

The province is predominantly inhabited by Makua. In addition to conventional agriculture and subsistence farming especially pineapples, bananas, cotton, cashew nuts, corn, mango and tobacco are produced by agriculture.

Ilha de Moçambique

For this province, the island Ilha de Moçambique heard. It was declared by UNESCO a World Heritage Site in 1992. Huge influx due to 15 years of civil war destroyed a hitherto unique coexistence of many cultures on this island.


The Nampula province is again divided into 18 districts:

  • Angoche
  • Eráti
  • Lalaua
  • Malema
  • Meconta
  • Mecubúri
  • Memba
  • Mogincual
  • Mogovolas
  • Moma
  • Monapo
  • Mossuril
  • Muecate
  • Murrupula
  • Nacala -a- Velha
  • Nacarôa
  • Nampula
  • Ribauè