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Explore Mapochana in Mozambique

Mapochana in the region of Maputo is a town in Mozambique - some 37 mi or ( 59 km ) West of Maputo , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Mapochana is now 02:05 PM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Maputo " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Mhlume, Mbabane, Manzini, Lomahasha, and Lobamba. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Mhlume . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Mapochana ? 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.

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Located at -25.91 31.96 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 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.

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Located at -25.92 31.96 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Monuments and memorials in South Africa


Namaacha or Naamacha is a town in southern Mozambique, lying 80 kilometers west of Maputo on the border with Swaziland. It is located in the Lebombos area. It is known for its colonial church and for its waterfall. The town of Namaacha lies in Namaacha District, of Maputo Province.

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Located at -25.97 32.03 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Maputo Province, Mozambique–Swaziland border crossings, Populated places in Mozambique

Namaacha District

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

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Located at -25.97 32.03 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Districts of Mozambique, Maputo Province


Lomahasha is an inkhundla of Swaziland, located in the Lubombo District. Its population as of the 2007 census was 22,239.

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Located at -25.98 32.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Populated places in Lubombo District