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Inhambane Province

Inhambane province is located in south of Mozambique, Its capital is Inhambane city, located about 500 km north of Maputo. With an area of ​​68,775 km², the province is divided into 12 districts.

Inhambane is bordered to the North by the Provinces of Manica and Sofala, to the South and East by the Indian Ocean, and to the West by the Province of Gaza, and is considered as perhaps one of the best quality touristic regions in Mozambique.

Besides the excellent beaches that stretch along the coast of the province and the Bazaruto archipelago, has the inside with natural parks where various species of vegetation and animals can be observed.

In Inhambane city, capital of the province, can occupy their free time to visit the local museum, monuments and places of worship that mark the passage of numerous people.

Moreover the island of Bazaruto Archipelago this province has many other fantastic beaches, like: Zavala, Závora, Guinjata, Tofo, Barra, Linga-Linga, Morrungulo, Chibanhane and Pomene.

Districts of Inhambane Province

Funhalouro

Funhalouro district is situated in the central part of Inhambane province, its town is Funhalouro. It has geographical boundaries, with the north with Inhassoro district, on the east by the districts of Massinga, Morrumbene Homoíne and on the south with the district of Panda, west is limited by Chigubo district of Gaza province and the northwestern and north of Mabote.

Govuro

It is located in north of Inhambane province; its seat is the village of Nova Mambone. It is limited geographically to the north with the District of Machanga; east to the Indian Ocean, to the south with the district of Inhassoro and in west is limited by Mabote district.

Homoíne

The district of Homoíne is situated in the central part of the province, with headquarters Homoíne. This district is limited to the district of Morrumbene on the north, east to the town of Maxixe; south by Jangamo, on the south with the district of Inharrime; west is limited by Panda and northwest by the district of Funhalouro.

Inharrime

The district of Inharrime located in the south part of Inhambane. Geographically, this district is bounded on the north by the districts of Jangamo, Homoíne and Panda, east with Indian Ocean and the south and west by the district of Zavala.

Inhassoro

The Inhassoro district along the north of Inhambane, its seat is the village of Inhassoro. The north borders the Govuro district, on the east by the Indian Ocean on the south with the districts of Vilanculos, Massinga and Funhalouro and west to the district of Mabote.

Jangamo

Jangamo is a district of Inhambane in the central part of the province, with headquarters. It has geographic boundaries to the north with the municipalities of Inhambane and Maxixe, east to the Indian Ocean, to the south with district of Inharrime and west with the district of Homoíne.

Mabote

The district of Mabote is Limited to the north with Machaze district of Manica and Machanga in Sofala, east with Govuro and Inhassoro, south and west with Funhalouro and Chigubo district of Gaza province.

Massinga

The Massinga District is a district in the central province of Inhambane, Mozambique. Its headquarters is the town of Massinga. It has geographic boundaries to the north with the districts of Vilanculos and Inhassoro, east to the Indian Ocean, to the south with the district Morrumbene and west with the district Funhalouro.

  Panda

Is situated in south of Inhambane. It is located geographically limited in north with District of Funhalouro, north and east with district of Homoíne; south with districts of Inharrime and Zavala and west with Manjacaze.

Vilankulo

Vilankulo District is in the north of province. It has geographic boundaries to the north and west with the district of Inhassoro, east by Indian Ocean and the south and west by the district of Massinga.

Zavala

Zavala is a district in the south of Inhambane, its village is Quissico. It is bordered to the north by the districts of Panda and Inharrime, east and south by the Indian Ocean and west with district Manjacaze.

Zavora Beach

Approximately 85 km from Inhambane, Zavora Beach is situated on one of the finest stretches of coastline in the Inhambane province

Jangamo Beach

It is situated 25km south of the City of Inhambane. Jangamo Beach is a cosy well respected scuba diving paradise nestled between lush green forest and the deep blue sea.

Guinjata Bay

Set in the remote area of Inhambane, Mozambique known as the land of the good people lies of Guinjata situated in the Jangamo area

Coconut Bay

26 km's from the town of Inhambane, 5 km North of Guinjata Bay

Rocha Beach

Situated 5 km from Tofo, Praia da Rocha (Beach of Rocks) is a fringing reef with excellent hard and soft corals. 

Tofo Beach

It’s situated at a distance of 22 km northeast of Inhambane. A number of beaches of Mozambique are close. The entire shoreline is a beautiful stretch frequented by fishermen

Ponta Linga Linga

Positioned on the quiet peninsular of Ponta da Linga Linga and flanked by sea shore on one perimeter and the calm Inhambane Bay on the other.

Barra Beach

Barra Beach is about 30 minutes from Inhambane, one can access by normal 2x4 vehicles but it`s recommended the use of 4x4. 

Morrungula Beach

Morrungulo Bay, is situated at Province of Inhambane, which is supremely located approximately 80 km’s from the Inhambane city.

Pomene Beach

Pomene Bay is known for its excellent game fishing in Mozambique, which is a further 40 km north of Inhambane.

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