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Coordinates: 15°15′S 39°30′E / 15.25°S 39.5°E / -15.25; 39.5

Nampula, Province of Mozambique
Nampula, Province of Mozambique
Country Mozambique
 • Total 79,010 km2 (30,510 sq mi)
Population (2017 census)
 • Total 5,758,920
 • Density 72.888/km2 (188.780/sq mi)
Postal code 31xx
Area code(s) (+258) 26

Nampula is a province in northern Mozambique. The capital city is also named Nampula.

The island Ilha de Moçambique, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is part of the province.

The Lúrio River forms the northern border. Mountains in the province include Mount Inago (1804 m), Mount Ribaue, Mount Panda and Mount Nairucu.


Nampula Province is divided into the 18 districts of:

  • Angoche District
  • Eráti District
  • Lalaua District
  • Malema District
  • Meconta District
  • Mecubúri District
  • Memba District
  • Mogincual District
  • Mogovolas District
  • Moma District
  • Monapo District
  • Mossuril District
  • Muecate District
  • Murrupula District
  • Nacala-a-Velha District
  • Nacarôa District
  • Nampula District
  • Ribáuè District

and the municipalities of:

  • Angoche
  • Ilha de Moçambique
  • Monapo
  • Nacala
  • Nampula

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