in Maputo Province, Mozambique

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-25.737 and 32.676 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -25° 44' 12" and E 32° 40' 35"
Currency and Currency Code:
Metical - MZN
Spoken languages:
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 03:27 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: Africa/Maputo
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:00 am and 5:43 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
19.846 and -155.085 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Pepeekeo Mill
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Current travel safety evaluation for Mozambique in Eastern Africa

Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Mozambique.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Mozambique. Last Update: 2020-04-05 07:24:15

Delve into Marracuene

Marracuene in Maputo Province is a town located in Mozambique about 17 mi (or 27 km) north of Maputo, the country's capital town.

Time in Marracuene is now 03:27 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Africa / Maputo with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Marracuene. The closest airport in Mozambique is Maputo Airport in a distance of 14 mi (or 23 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. The closest heritage site is iSimangaliso Wetland Park in South africa at a distance of 30 mi (or 49 km).

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Maputo, Matola, Manhica, Siteki and Xai-Xai. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 26°C / 80 °F

Morning Temperature 19°C / 67 °F
Evening Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Night Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 58%
Air Pressure 1014 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (5 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 3% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Monday, 6th of April 2020

30°C (86 °F)
25°C (78 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Tuesday, 7th of April 2020

28°C (83 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.

Wednesday, 8th of April 2020

21°C (71 °F)
19°C (67 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

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Airboat Amarok push

Published: October 12, 2013
Length: 16:33 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Airboat Afrika

VW Amarok proves to be reliable and economical after 3 weeks testing in Mozambique. Towing a 2 ton rig - trailer and airboat - from Maputo to Mambone on Rio Save. Demos to Marracuene Lodge,...

Macaneta, Mozambique - Jays Beach Lodge. Travel guide.

Published: June 14, 2012
Length: 32:54 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Travel Africa Self Drive 4X4

The picturesque town of Marracuene with its historic feel is about 30 km north of Maputo. Self Drive Do it Yourself Mozambique: The town is set high above...

Praias de Maputo

Published: July 30, 2009
Length: 08:52 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: 07juana1

Filmado desde o hotel Polana.

Marracuene 2014

Published: November 30, 2014
Length: 28:31 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Stefano Turani

Seminário minor Sagráda Família.

La Sacra famiglia in Mozambico

Published: October 26, 2012
Length: 22:20 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Adozioni a Distanza

Video di promozione delle missioni Sacra Famiglia.

Makiti Village Macaneta Inside

Published: January 06, 2019
Length: 17:47 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Kobus Calitz

Drome Inside Village.

We left our hearts in Macaneta...

Published: December 29, 2018
Length: 54:42 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Refined Lifestyle

Macaneta is about 30 minutes drive from Maputo. This has become our home- simple, neat and rich in Culture. The house is a street away from an unspoiled ...

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.


Marracuene, earlier known as Vila Luísa is a town in Mozambique's Maputo Province in Marracuene District, located 30 km north of Maputo on the Incomati River. The Parque de Campismo de Marracuene, a popular camping destination, is located nearby. Marracuene served as a popular tourist destination in Mozambique's colonial era thanks to a 21-mile beach on the Indian Ocean; the town also served as a key link in the Lourenço Marques Railway System.

Located at -25.7333, 32.6833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Conflicts in 1895, Battles involving Mozambique, Populated places in Mozambique, Maputo Province

Marracuene District

Marracuene District is a district of Maputo Province in southern Mozambique. The principal town is Marracuene. The Incomati River flows through the district. Marracuene, then known as Vila Luísa, served as a popular tourist destination in Mozambique's colonial era thanks to a 21-mile beach on the Indian Ocean; the town also served as a key link in the Lourenço Marques Railway System.

Located at -25.7333, 32.6833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of Mozambique, Maputo Province

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Marracuene.

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Vila Luiza, Vila Luísa, Marracuene