Cuamba

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Cuamba
(Nova Freixo)
Cuamba
Cuamba
Cuamba is located in Mozambique
Cuamba
Cuamba
Coordinates: 14°49′S 36°33′E / 14.817°S 36.550°E / -14.817; 36.550
Country  Mozambique
Provinces Niassa Province
District Cuamba District
Population (2008)
 • Total 95 084

Cuamba is a city and district of Niassa Province in Mozambique, lying north west of Mount Namuli. Before independence the town was known as Nova Freixo (New Ash).

It lies on the EN8 road, which connects it to the city of Nampula in the east and to the Malawian border in the west.[1][2]

Transport[edit]

It lies on the junction of the railway line from Nacala to Nampula and the branchline to Lichinga. Also There is an airport in the city called Cuamba Airport.

Education[edit]

The town is home to the School of Agriculture of the Catholic University of Mozambique.

Demographics[edit]

Year Population[3]
1997 59 396
2008 95 084

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Google. Google Maps (Map).
  2. ^ Microsoft and Harris Corporation Earthstar Geographics LLC. Bing Maps (Map).
  3. ^ "Mozambique: largest cities and towns and statistics of their population". World Gazetteer. Retrieved 2008-06-18. 

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Coordinates: 14°49′00″S 36°33′00″E / 14.81667°S 36.55000°E / -14.81667; 36.55000