List of cities in Mozambique by population

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This is a list of the most populous cities and towns of Mozambique. It is based on the most recent census done for each city or town.[1]

From these 17 cities shown here they all collectively have a population of 6 million while the population of the entire country ranges at 29 million thus showing that majority of the population still live in rural areas.

Rank City Population Census date Province
1 Matola 1,616,267 2017 Maputo
2 Maputo 1,101,170 2017 Maputo City
3 Nampula 743,125 2017 Nampula
4 Beira 533,825 2017 Sofala
5 Chimoio 372,821 2017 Manica
6 Quelimane 349,842 2017 Zambezia
7 Tete 305,722 2017 Tete
8 Nacala 225,034 2017 Nampula
9 Lichinga 213,361 2017 Niassa
10 Pemba 201,846 2017 Cabo Delgado
11 Mocuba 168,736 2007 Zambezia
12 Gurúè 145,466 2007 Zambezia
13 Xai-Xai 143,128 2017 Gaza
14 Maxixe 123,868 2017 Inhambane
15 Angoche 89,998 2007 Nampula
16 Inhambane 79,724 2017 Inhambane
17 Cuamba 79,013 2007 Niassa


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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Republic of Mozambique". citypopulation.de. Retrieved 22 June 2018.