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The 10 Most and Least Developed Countries

#184: Mozambique

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#184: Mozambique

Mozambique (Human Development Index: 0.322) in Southeastern Africa was embroiled in a 16-year civil war until a peace settlement in 1992. This former Portuguese colony has oil and gas reserves and titanium mining, but a high poverty rate.