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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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The town of Inhambane is 500 kilometres north of Mozambique's capital, Maputo, and has a population of some 70,000 people.
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The Papal Nunciature reported that the Government continued to occupy properties in Inhambane, Maputo, Niassa, and Zambezia Provinces that were used for schools, seminaries, and residences, and that the Vatican had entered into negotiations with the Government for their restitution.
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