Mozambique is a nation in south-east Africa. It is a former Portuguese territory, though they joined the Commonwealth in 1995 and made their debut in the 1998 Kuala Lumpur Games.
Athletes from Mozambique took gold and silver on their debut in Kuala Lumpur in the women's 800m track final, with the legendary Maria Mutola claiming the first prize - a feat she repeated in the 2002 Manchester Games.
- Mozambique is one of the few countries that participates at the Commonwealth Games without having some historical link to the Commonwealth.
- Mozambique one of the few non-English speaking nations that compete at the Games.