Mozambique geographical region
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Central Mozambique is a region in Mozambique comprising the provinces of Manica, Sofala, Tete and Zambezia province.


Map of Central Mozambique
  • 1 Beira - in Sofala Province, it's the second largest city in the country, and a likely overnight stop if you're overlanding between Northern and Southern Mozambique
  • 2 Chimoio - close to the Zimbabwe border in Manica Province, it's an important transport hub if you're en route from Malawi to Southern Mozambique
  • 3 Quelimane - the largest town in Zambezia province, and another likely transport stop, but this time with a little more character
  • 4 Tete - one of the possible first/last stops en route to/from Malawi or Zimbabwe
  • 5 Vila Ulongwe - about 40 km from the Dedza, Malawi border a few hours north of Tete
  • 6 Chinde - Remote and inaccessible coastal town on the southern bank of the Chinde river (part of the Zambezi river).
  • 7 Caia - Small city most notable for being the location of the lowest vehicle crossing on the Zambezi river. The impressive new bridge was opened in 2009.
  • 8 Mutarara / Vila de Sena Location of the longest railway bridge in Africa.
  • Marromeu - Home of Sena Sugar Estates and one of the lowest towns accessible by road on the Zambezi river.

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