Definition of Maputo in English:

Maputo

proper noun

  • The capital and chief port of Mozambique, on the Indian Ocean in the south of the country; population 1,099,102 (2007). Founded as a Portuguese fortress in the late 18th century, it became the capital of Mozambique in 1907.

    Former name (until 1976) Lourenço Marques

Pronunciation:

Maputo

/məˈpuːtəʊ//məˈpuːtuː/