Beira is the second largest city of Mozambique and the capital of Sofala Province in central Mozambique at the mouth of the Rio Pungue the Indian Ocean.
Beira is a port of regional importance for central Mozambique as well as Zimbabwe, Zambia and Malawi. On 20 Beira August 2007 celebrated the 100th Birthday.
South African Airlink (SAA) linking Beira to Johannesburg, as well as Lineas Aereas de Mocambique (LAM). LAM Mozambique flies further in several cities.
Minibuses, known as “Chapas” are a cheap way of mobility within Beiras, as well as to neighboring towns such as Chimoio. The Chapas are usually crowded. Taxis are available, but they are often not marked with taxi signs.