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Mozambique lies on the south-east coast of Africa, facing Madagascar. It has an extensive coastal plain, and further inland rises to the plateaux of the High Veld. Most people are subsistence farmers, growing coconuts, cashews, cotton, maize and rice.
Population: 21 million. Language: Portuguese, local dialects. Main religions: traditional, Christian, Muslim.
CBM activities Preaching work in the north is carried out with the help of brethren from Malawi; and in the south by the South African CBM.
Ecclesias There are 240 ecclesias and about 7,500 members in the north, where Chichewa is largely spoken. A group of about 10 in the south near Maputo, mostly refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo, speak French.
Picture story Floods in Mozambique (2000)
Picture story Sunday schools in Mozambique (2001)
Picture story: A first-timer in Mozambique (2003)
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