The most northerly of the country is the home of the Makonde group of people, who are concentrated on the Mueda Plateau.
Characteristics of the province
Area: 77,867 sq. km
Borders: Tanzania to the north, Nampula to the south, Niassa to the west and the Indian Ocean to the east.
Main products: Marble, clay, graphite and hard woods
Population density: 16 inhabitants / sq. km
Most represented ethnic group: Makonde and Macua