Tete is a province of Mozambique. It has an area of 100,724 km² and a population of approximately 1.4 million (2002). Tete is the capital of the province. The Cahora Bassa Dam is situated in this province.
Tete city has a population of 104,832 (1997 census). It is located on the Zambezi River, and is the site of one of the five bridges to cross it. An important Swahili trade centre before the colonial era, Tete is now home to an airport..
The Cahora Bassa lake is southern Africa's second-largest artificial lake, situated in the Tete Province in Mozambique. The name Cabora Bassa is also often seen, as this was used during the colonial period.