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Ganuca Destination Guide

Discover Ganuca in Mozambique

Ganuca in the region of Maputo is a town located in Mozambique - some 36 mi or ( 58 km ) North-West of Maputo , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Ganuca

Local time in Ganuca is now 01:40 PM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Maputo " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Butha-Buthe, Mbabane, Manzini, Lobamba, and Pretoria. When in this area, you might want to check out Butha-Buthe . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Ganuca ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

1986 Mozambican Tupolev Tu-134 crash

The Mozambican presidential Tupolev Tu-134A-3 aircraft crashed just inside South African territory on 19 October 1986. The aircraft was carrying Mozambican president Samora Machel and 43 other occupants on a flight from Mbala in Zambia to the Mozambican capital Maputo when it crashed 35 nautical miles west of its destination at Mbuzini in the Lebombo Mountains.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -25.91 31.96 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: 1986 in Mozambique, 1986 in South Africa, Accidents and incidents involving the Tupolev Tu-134, Aviation accidents and incidents in 1986, Aviation accidents and incidents in South Africa, Aviation accidents and incidents involving controlled flight into terrain, Aviation accidents and incidents involving state leaders, South Africa–Soviet Union relations

Samora Machel Monument

The Samora Machel Monument in Mbuzini, near Komatipoort in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa, marks the spot where the plane carrying the then-President of Mozambique crashed in 1986. It was declared a National Heritage Site in 2006. The monument was inaugurated by Joaquim Chissano and Nelson Mandela on 19 January 1999. It was constructed at a cost of $240,000 and incorporates some of the wreckage of the plane.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -25.92 31.96 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Monuments and memorials in South Africa

Moamba District

Moamba District is a district of Maputo Province in southern Mozambique. The principal town is Moamba.

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Located at -25.60 32.25 (Lat./Long.); Less than 25 km away
Tags: Districts of Mozambique, Maputo Province

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