Mozambique Independence Day

Mozambique Independence Day

June 25
This national holiday commemorates Mozambique's independence from Portugal, attained on this day in 1975 after 10 years of warfare and nearly half a century of Portuguese rule.
CONTACTS:
Embassy of the Republic of Mozambique
1525 New Hampshire Ave. N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20036
202-293-7146; fax: 202-835-0245
www.embamoc-usa.org
SOURCES:
AnnivHol-2000, p. 106