Ilha de Moçambique is a picturesque coral and sand island off the northern coast of Mozambique. A UNESCO World Heritage site, the island boasts a rich, multicultural history that dates back centuries.The island was a major Arab port and boat building in the years before Vasco da Gama visited in 1498. The Portuguese established a port and naval base in 1507, and built the Chapel of Nossa Senhora de Baluarte, in 1522, now considered the oldest European building in the southern hemisphere.

Ilha de Moçambique is a picturesque island off the northern coast of Mozambique. A UNESCO World Heritage site, the island boasts a rich, multicultural history that dates back centuries.

Mozambique Island- ilha de mocambique

Mozambique Island- ilha de mocambique

Photo in Matemo by Adriaan Louw

Photo in Matemo Mosambik, by Adriaan Louw

Mozambique: Quirimbas Archipelago

Mozambique: trio to the 27 islands known as the Quirimbas Archipelago

A newly built boat gets a coat of paint near the Church of San Antonio on the Island of Mozambique.

A newly built boat gets a coat of paint near the Church of San Antonio on the Island of Mozambique.

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Ilha de Moçambique, Moçambique

Ilha de Moçambique, Moçambique

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