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|Issued: ||1679 Stamps / end of 1999|
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|Area - 801,590 sq.km; Population - 19,371,000; Capital - Maputo
A Republic, located on the southeastern coast of Africa, south of Tanzania.
Economy is based on agriculture, sugar, cotton and tea are exported.
Formerly a Colony and overseas province of PORTUGAL, gained its independence on
June 25th, 1975. Mozambique incorporates the former stamp issuing entities of
INHAMBANE, KIONGA, LOURENCO MARQUES, MOZAMBIQUE COMPANY, NYASSA,
QUELIMANE, TETE and ZAMBEZIA.
Stamps first issued in 1877. Indirect UPU membership since 1877, direct since
October 11th, 1978. Annual output about 35.
PROVINCIA DE MOCAMBIQUE
MOCAMBIQUE etc... overprinted on stamps of Portuguese Africa
MOCAMBIQUE etc... overprinted on stamps of Macao
MOCAMBIQUE etc... overprinted on stamps of Timor
COLONIA DE MOCAMBIQUE
Independent Republic -1975
Charity Tax Stamps
Postage Due Stamps
|1000 Reis = 1 Milreis
100 Centavos = 1 Escudo (1913)
100 Centavos = 1 Metical (1980)