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Macasa Destination Guide

Delve into Macasa in Mozambique

Macasa in the region of Maputo is a city in Mozambique - some 13 mi or ( 20 km ) North-West of Maputo , the country's capital .

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Current time in Macasa is now 02:58 PM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Maputo " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Mokhotlong, Mbabane, Manzini, Lobamba, and Polokwane. While being here, make sure to check out Mokhotlong . Are you curious about the possible sightseeing spots and facts in Macasa ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location


Mozal is an aluminium smelter joint project in Mozambique. The project is a smelting facility that began operations as a producer of aluminium exclusively for export. The smelter is located 20km west of the city of Maputo in the south of the country. Mozal is a joint venture between BHP Billiton (41 percent), Mitsubishi Corporation (25 percent), Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa (24 percent), and the Government of Mozambique (4 percent).

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -25.92 32.41 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Aluminium companies, Aluminium smelters, Companies of Mozambique


Matola is a city in southern Mozambique, which lies 12 kilometers to the west of the country's capital, Maputo. Matola is the capital of Maputo Province and has had its own elected municipal government since 1998. It has a port and also the biggest industrial area in Mozambique. The population of Matola is, according to the 2007 census, 675,422 inhabitants, with one 2010 calculation putting its current population at 757,753.

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Located at -25.97 32.47 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Maputo Province, Populated places in Mozambique, Provincial capitals in Mozambique

Estádio da Machava

The Estádio da Machava is a multi-purpose stadium in Machava, a mainly residential subdivision of the city of Matola, in the outskirts of Maputo, Mozambique. It is used for football matches and can hold 45,000 spectators.

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Located at -25.92 32.53 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Maputo, Football venues in Mozambique, Multi-purpose stadiums in Mozambique, National stadiums, Sport in Maputo

Tenga rail disaster

The Tenga rail disaster of May 25, 2002 occurred at Tenga 40 km north-west from Maputo, Mozambique causing 192 deaths and 167 injured.

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Located at -25.75 32.40 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Railway accidents in 2002, Railway accidents in Mozambique, Runaway train disasters

Tenga, Mozambique

Tenga is a town in Mozambique, near Maputo.

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Located at -25.75 32.40 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Populated places in Mozambique