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.

From these 14 cities shown here they all collectively have a population of 5 million while the population of the entire country ranges at 22 million thus showing that majority of the population still live in rural areas.

Rank City Population Census date Province
1 Maputo 1,766,184 2007 Maputo City
2 Matola 675,422 2007 Maputo Province
3 Beira 546,000 2006 Sofala Province
4 Nampula 477,900 2007 Nampula Province
5 Chimoio 238,976 2007 Manica Province
6 Nacala 207,894 2007 Nampula Province
7 Quelimane 192,876 2007 Zambezia Province
8 Tete 155,909 2007 Tete Province
9 Lichinga 142,253 2007 Niassa Province
10 Pemba 141,316 2007 Cabo Delgado Province
11 Gurúè 116,922 2008 Zambezia
12 Xai-Xai 116,343 2007 Gaza Province
13 Maxixe 105,895 2007 Inhambane Province
14 Cuamba 95,084 2007 Niassa Province

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