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The capital and largest city of Mozambique, in the extreme southern part of the country on the Indian Ocean. Founded as Lourenço Marques in the late 1700s, it was was renamed in 1976.


(Placename) the capital and chief port of Mozambique, in the south on Delagoa Bay: became capital in 1907; the nearest port to the Rand gold-mining and industrial region of South Africa. Pop: 1 316 000 (2005 est). Former name (until 1975): Lourenço Marques


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the capital of Mozambique, on Delagoa Bay. 931,591. Formerly, Lourenço Marques.
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Noun1.Maputo - the capital and largest city of MozambiqueMaputo - the capital and largest city of Mozambique
Mocambique, Mozambique, Republic of Mozambique - a republic on the southeastern coast of Africa on the Mozambique Channel; became independent from Portugal in 1975
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Konecranes has won an order for 6 Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes from DP World Maputo, Mozambique.
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ATCethe 34th African Senior Championships in Maputo, Mozambique last week, the Libyan Judo Federation added another medal to the nine won at the Arab championships when Mohamed Elkawesah won the bronze through Mohamed Elkawesah in the 60Kg category.
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Over the next few months, Qatar Airways will launch services to a diverse portfolio of new routes, including Yangon, Myanmar (October 3); Maputo, Mozambique (October 31); Belgrade, Serbia (November 20); Warsaw, Poland (December 5) and Chicago, USA (10 April 2013).
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