Nampula is the capital city of Nampula Province in Mozambique. It has a population of 471,717 making it the third largest city in Mozambique after Maputo and Beira. It is home to the Mozambique National Ethnographic Museum, several markets, cathedrals and mosques. It is also the center of business in northern Mozambique. Nampula has a few western style hotels, restaurants and shopping centres. It also has an airport and is a transport hub for local transport in Northern Mozambique; however, it is not noted as a tourist destination. The city is home to the Faculty of Health Science, Universidade Lurio. In 2009 a course in optometry was launched, the first of its kind in Mozambique. The course is supported through the Mozambique Eyecare Project. The other partners include Dublin Institute of Technology, University of Ulster and the International Centre for Eyecare Education. The city of Nampula lies in the center of the province of Nampula and is surrounded by plains and rocky outcrops and is just tucked in the rolling hills and rising mountains like altitudes of the interior.
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