Flight tickets from Skukuza to Nampula

Nampula is the largest city in Mozambique, located in the northern region of the country. It is a vibrant city that blends its rich cultural heritage with a modern cosmopolitan atmosphere. The city has undergone considerable growth in recent years as it experiences a boom in infrastructure projects and economic opportunities. In this text, we will learn more about this captivating city, its attractions, and its people. We will explore the history, culture, and attractions of the city, as well as how to get the most out of your visit. So let's dive in and learn more about Nampula!

Getting to Know Nampula

Nampula is the second largest city in Mozambique. As of 2017, the city had an estimated population of 577,160 people. It is the capital of the Nampula Province. Nampula lies in the Mozambican Time Zone, which is 2 hours ahead of UTC. The official language of Nampula is Portuguese. However, various indigenous dialects, primarily Macua and Yao, are also spoken here. The currency of Nampula is the Mozambican Metical (MZN). The currency is divided into 100 centavos.

Climate and Weather

Nampula is a city located in the northern region of Mozambique. The city has a tropical climate, with hot and humid summers and mild winters. The average temperature during the summer is around 28°C (82°F), while in winter it can drop to around 18°C (64°F). The rainy season lasts from December to February, with rainfalls totaling to around 590 mm (23 in) per year. The dry season runs from April to November, with temperatures ranging from 25°C (77°F) in the mornings to 35°C (95°F) in the afternoons. The two main winds that blow over Nampula are the Monsoon and Trade Winds. The Monsoon winds blow in from the Indian Ocean between February and May, bringing in moisture and rain, while the Trade Winds bring dry weather and dust from the southeast, from April to December.

Touring Nampula: Airport and Transportation

There is one airport in Nampula, the Nampula Airport (IATA: APL). The airport is located 5 km from Nampula city Centre. You can get from the airport to downtown Nampula by taxi or rental car. The approximate cost of the taxi is around $12 USD, depending on the time of day and traffic conditions. You can change money at Nampula airport. There are several money exchange booths and banks located nearby. You can also use the ATMs located inside the airport, if you have an international debit/credit card.

Exploring the Rich History and Culture of Nampula

  1. Nampula is a city located on the Indian Ocean coast of Mozambique, boasting a diverse culture, shaped by centuries of Arab, Persian, Indian and Portuguese influence
  2. Nampula's culture celebrates the traditional art and history of the Macua and Makua ethnic tribes, and the many archeological sites nearby offer visitors an insight into the region's past
  3. Home to some of the country’s most vibrant markets, Nampula hosts a vibrant street life, full of music and activities, which attract locals and tourists alike

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