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Barra Destination Guide

Discover Barra in Mozambique

Barra in the region of Gaza is a place located in Mozambique - some 80 mi or ( 129 km ) North-East of Maputo , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Barra

Local time in Barra is now 02:39 AM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Maputo " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Siteki, Piggs Peak, Mbabane, Manzini, and Lobamba. When in this area, you might want to check out Siteki . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Barra ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Limpopo River

The Limpopo River rises in central southern Africa, and flows generally eastwards to the Indian Ocean. The term Limpopo is the modified version of the original Sepedi name Diphororo tsa meetse. Diphororo tsa meetse means gushing strong waterfalls. The river is approximately 1,750 kilometres long, with a drainage basin 415,000 square kilometres in size. The mean annual discharge is 170 m³/s at its mouth.

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Located at -25.17 33.58 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Border rivers, Botswana–South Africa border, International rivers of Africa, Limpopo River, Mozambique Channel, Rivers of Botswana, Rivers of Mozambique, Rivers of South Africa, Rivers of Zimbabwe, South Africa–Zimbabwe border

Xai-Xai

Xai-Xai is a city in the south of Mozambique. It is the capital of Gaza Province. As of 2007 it has a population of 116,343

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Located at -25.05 33.65 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Double-named places, Gaza Province, Limpopo River, Populated places in Mozambique, Provincial capitals in Mozambique

Roman Catholic Diocese of Xai-Xai

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Xai-Xai is a Diocese located in the city of Xai-Xai, Mozambique, in the Ecclesiastical Province of Maputo in Mozambique. On Thursday, January 31, 2013, the incumbent Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Xai-Xai, Bishop Lucio Andrice Muandula, was appointed to serve as a Member of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant Peoples by Pope Benedict XVI.

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Located at -25.05 33.65 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Religious organizations established in 1970, Roman Catholic dioceses and prelatures established in the 20th century, Roman Catholic dioceses in Mozambique

Xai-Xai District

Xai-Xai District is a district of Gaza Province in south-western Mozambique. Its principal town is Xai-Xai.

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Located at -25.05 33.65 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Districts of Mozambique, Gaza Province

Praia do Xai-Xai

Praia do Xai-Xai is a beach which is a tourist destination in Mozambique. Located approximately 10 kilometers from Xai-Xai, the seat of Mozambique’s Gaza Province, the beach attracts visitors who are interested in exploring the massive coral reef that runs parallel to the shoreline.

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Located at -25.12 33.73 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: Beaches of Mozambique, Gaza Province