Inhambane


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Inhambane

(ĭn'yəmbăn`ə), city (1997 pop. 52,370), SE Mozambique, on Inhambane Bay, an inlet of Mozambique Channel on the Indian Ocean. It is a port, a provincial capital, and the center of an important agricultural region. The bay was discovered in 1498 by Vasco da Gama, who claimed it for Portugal. Inhambane developed as a trade center, notably for slaves and ivory. Sugar and coconut products are significant exports.

Inhambane

 

a city in southeastern Mozambique. Population, including suburbs, 65,000 (1961). It is a port on the coast of the Mozambique Channel in the Indian Ocean. A highway links Inhambane with the port of Lourenco Marques. Sugar, cotton, forest products, and copra are exported. There is a factory for processing cashew nuts. Inhambane is also the national center for livestock breeding.

Inhambane

a port in SE Mozambique on an inlet of the Mozambique Channel (Inhambane Bay). Pop.: 64 274 (latest est.)
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2012) '"Traveling while sitting down": mobile phones, mobility and the communication landscape in Inhambane, Mozambique', Africa 82 (3): 393-412.
Este Codigo Cafreal do Distrito de Inhambane se completo el 29 de septiembre de 1852, reconocido por la secretaria del gobierno del distrito el 15 de octubre del mismo ano, aunque nunca fue publicado, distribuido o divulgado de forma alguna, y por tanto tampoco aplicado.
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Mozambique's National Tourism Institute recently launched a tender for the contract to develop a new tourist resort in the Inhassoro area of Inhambane Province, close to Bazaruto Archipelago National Park and with 5km of dedicated beach front.
The gas comes from the fields in Inhambane province operated by the South African petro-chemical giant, Sasol.
At present, commercial gas production is restricted to the Pande and Temane fields in Inhambane Province, where South African firm Sasol produces gas for use in synthetic fuel production at its Secunda works in South Africa.
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