Zimbabwe World Fact - Hostel in Asia


Zimbabwe Go and visit the Victoria Falls, the largest curtain of water, the amazing wildlife preserves, medieval ruins and the city Harare full of life and with a flavour of Europe, this is the commerce centre of the country, but still you will be able to find African art and material culture for example at the National Gallery.

Area: 390.860 Km²
Population: 11.365.000
Density: 29 pop/Km²

System of government: Presidential Republic
Capital: Harare (1.410.000 pop.)
Major cities: Bulawayo 415.000 pop.
Ethnic majority: Shona 77%, Ndebele 16%
Border countries:Zambia NORTH, Mozambique EAST, South Africa SOUTH, Botswana WEST

Principal mountains:Inyangani 2593 m
Principal rivers: Zambezi 820 Km (zimbabwean tract, total 2736 Km)
Principal lakes: Lake Kariba
Principal islands: -

Language: English (official), Shona
Religion: Indigenous Beliefs 80%, Christian 20%
Currency: Zimbabwean Dollar (ZWD)

Fixed public holidays: 1/1, 18/4, 1/5, 25/5, 11/8, 12/8, 22/12, 25/12, 26/12
Dialling code: 00263
GMT: +2

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