Zavala, Mozambique

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Zavala is located in Mozambique
Coordinates: 24°41′S 34°40′E / 24.683°S 34.667°E / -24.683; 34.667
Country Mozambique
ProvincesInhambane Province
DistrictZavala District

Zavala, also known as Quissico, is a city in Mozambique. It is the capital of the Zavala District.

The town lies on the Mozambique Channel coast and the EN1 road. It is known for its lagoons and for its musicianship.

The Chopi ethnic group is numerous in Zavala. Famous people from Zavala include Alexandre José Maria dos Santos, a Cardinal who was Archbishop of Maputo; the artist Kester[1] and Venancio Mbande.


  1. ^ "Throne of Weapons". British Museum. Retrieved 29 September 2010.

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Coordinates: 24°41′S 34°40′E / 24.683°S 34.667°E / -24.683; 34.667