Location map of Mozambique

 

Living in Maputo

Maputo is the capital of Mozambique

A nice climate

Maputo has a mild climate. Temperatures typically range from 19 to 26 degrees Celsius.

January February March April May June July August September October November December
Temperature (average, °C) 26 26.2 25 23.6 21.1 19 18.5 19.7 21.3 22.7 24 25
Temperature (min, °C) 21.6 21.6 20.4 18.6 15.3 12.9 12.4 13.7 15.8 17.6 19.3 20.4
Temperature (max, °C) 30.4 30.8 29.7 28.6 27 25.2 24.7 25.8 26.9 27.9 28.7 29.7
Precipitation (average, mm) 160 132 91 55 28 17 19 15 38 63 75 88

Database source: de.climate-data.org

A recovering city

Maputo, capital of Mozambique, is on the rise.

(source: CNN.COM, March 2015)

Maputo is considered to be one of Africa’s most attractive capitals.

(source: Africa.com, May 2019)

Discover Mozambique

[The country has] bountiful tourism assets, which include pristine beaches, coral reefs, turquoise seas, ‘big five’ game, bio-diversity-rich protected areas and a unique ‘Afro-Mediterranean’ culture, source: IFC

Enjoy the amazing beaches

Visit the Gorongosa National Park

Gorongosa is one of the most popular game parks in Africa. More than 650 elephants inhabit the park.

Lago Niassa

Lago Niasso (also called Lake Malawi) is an African Great Lake located between Malawi, Mozambique and Tanzania.

It is the home of nile crocodiles, hippopotamus, monkeys…

Discover Quirimbas Achipelago

The most spectacular jewels in Mozambique marine crown

, source: Expert Africa

Cost of living

International ranking

  • Living in Mozambique  is, for expatriates, inexpensive.
  • Maputo is the 179th  most expensive city in the World (out of 209 cities, source: 2018 Mercer Cost of Living Survey).

Rank of selected cities- Mercer Cost of Living Survey (2018)

Rank City
7 Shanghai (China)
9 Beijing (China)
12 Shenzhen (China)
15 Guangzhou (China)
25 Nanjing (China)
29 Tianjin (China)
31 Chengdu (China)
36 Qingdao (China)
38 Shenyang (China)
117 Jakarta (Indonesia)
123 Nairobi (Kenya)
163 Istanbul (Turkey)
179 Maputo (Mozambique)

Source: Mercer Cost of Living Survey (2018). Note: from the most expensive to the lowest expensive city.
Amenities

Local companies provide basic services necessary to live in Mozambique. Click here to find service providers.