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Title: Catandica  
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Subject: List of cities in Mozambique
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Catandica is located in Mozambique
Country  Mozambique
Provinces Manica Province
District Manica District
Population (2008)
 • Total 29 052

Catandica (before independence known as Vila Gouveia) is a town located in the province of Manica in Mozambique. As of 2008 it had a population of 29 052.[1]

The town, near the border with Zimbabwe, takes its name from the son of a local chief who had served in the army.[2]


  1. ^ "Mozambique: largest cities and towns and statistics of their population". World Gazetteer. Retrieved 2008-06-18. 
  2. ^ Room, Adrian (1994), Names, Geographical/ Africa, p.44, McFarlan Publishing, Retrieved on June 14, 2008
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