Mozambique is located on the east side of Africa. The African Bank Group describes Mozambique’s growth as being based first on direct foreign investment, next as a result of public expenditure, followed by coal mining revenues, credit expansion, and growth in tourism. The country is thus diversified in terms of growth, and tourism is a major industry in the private sector. This entry describes the tourism dynamics in Mozambique, lists popular tourist attractions, and discusses the role of tourism as an alternative source of growth.


Located on the southeast coast of Africa, Mozambique is a country registering remarkable economic growth since 1987. GDP has grown at an average rate of between 7% and 8% per year, reaching two-digit levels in some years. The country has persistently ...

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