Boane District on the map of Mozambique
|• Total||815 km2 (315 sq mi)|
|Population (2007 census)|
|• Density||120/km2 (310/sq mi)|
Boane District is a district of Maputo Province in southern Mozambique. The principal town is Boane. The district is located in the center of the province, and borders with Moamba District in the north, the city of Matola in the northeast, Matutuíne District in the south, and with Namaacha District in the west. In the east, it is bounded by the Indian Ocean. The area of the district is 815 square kilometres (315 sq mi). It has a population of 98,964 as of 2007.
The climate is subtropical humid, with the annual rainfall being 752 millimetres (29.6 in), of which 564 millimetres (22.2 in) fall during the rainy season.
As of 2005, 42% of the population of the district was younger than 15 years. 64% of the population spoke Portuguese. The most common mothertongue among the population was Xichangana. 47% were analphabetic, mostly women.
7% of the households in the district have access to electricity.