is the small place in Mozambique
, located some 250 km to the north-east from Bindura Town
. The capital city Maputo
is in 1,500 km to the east. The population of Chigongo is about 150 people (census of 2012). Chigongo is a popular tourist destination thanks to its dams.
Closest airport Tete Chingodzi (IATA: TET) is about 270 km away.
Things to do in it
The Cahora Bassa lake is Africa's fourth-largest artificial lake, situated in the Tete Province in Mozambique. The name Cabora Bassa is an earlier misspelling of the name. In Africa, only Lake Volta in Ghana, Lake Kariba, on the Zambezi upstream of Cahora Bassa, and Egypt's Aswan dam are bigger in terms of surface water. The Cahora Bassa Dam system is the largest hydroelectric scheme in southern Africa with the powerhouse containing 5 x 415MW turbines. It is one of the three major dams on the Za…
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