Republic of Zimbabwe Google maps and facts
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Facts about Zimbabwe
|Administrative divisions:||8 provinces and 2 cities* with provincial status; Bulawayo* , Harare* , Manicaland , Mashonaland Central , Mashonaland East , Mashonaland West , Masvingo , Matabeleland North , Matabeleland South , Midlands|
|Area:||total: 390 ,580 sq km land: 386 ,670 sq km water: 3 ,910 sq km|
|Background:||The UK annexed Southern Rhodesia from the [British] South Africa Company in 1923. A 1961 constitution was formulated that favored whites in power. In 1965 the government unilaterally declared its independence , but the UK did not recognize the act and demanded more complete voting rights for the black African majority in the country (then called Rhodesia). UN sanctions and a guerrilla uprising finally led to free elections in 1979 and independence (as Zimbabwe) in 1980. Robert MUGABE , the nation's first prime minister , has been the country's only ruler (as president since 1987) and has dominated the country's political system since independence. His chaotic land redistribution campaign , which began in 2000 , caused an exodus of white farmers , crippled the economy , and ushered in widespread shortages of basic commodities. Ignoring international condemnation , MUGABE rigged the 2002 presidential election to ensure his reelection. The ruling ZANU-PF party used fraud and intimidation to win a two-thirds ma|
|Flag description:||seven equal horizontal bands of green , yellow , red , black , red , yellow , and green with a white isosceles triangle edged in black with its base on the hoist side; a yellow Zimbabwe bird representing the long history of the country is superimposed on a red five-pointed star in the center of the triangle , which symbolizes peace; green symbolizes agriculture , yellow - mineral wealth , red - blood shed to achieve independence , and black stands for the native people|
|Capital:||name: Harare geographic coordinates: 17 50 S , 31 03 E time difference: UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington , DC during Standard Time)|
|Climate:||tropical; moderated by altitude; rainy season (November to March)|
|Ethnic groups:||African 98% (Shona 82% , Ndebele 14% , other 2%) , mixed and Asian 1% , white less than 1%|
|Geographic coordinates:||20 00 S , 30 00 E|
|Geography note:||landlocked; the Zambezi forms a natural riverine boundary with Zambia; in full flood (February-April) the massive Victoria Falls on the river forms the world's largest curtain of falling water|
|Government type:||parliamentary democracy|
|Imports partners:||South Africa 50.6% , China 8.3% , US 4.4% , Botswana 4.3% (2007)|
|Internet country code:||.zw|
|Land boundaries:||0 km (landlocked)|
|Neighbouring countries:||total: 3 ,066 km border countries: Botswana 813 km , Mozambique 1 ,231 km , South Africa 225 km , Zambia 797 km|
|Languages:||English (official) , Shona , Sindebele (the language of the Ndebele , sometimes called Ndebele) , numerous but minor tribal dialects|
|Location:||Southern Africa , between South Africa and Zambia|
|National holiday:||Independence Day , 18 April (1980)|
|Nationality:||noun: Zimbabwean(s) adjective: Zimbabwean|
|Natural hazards:||recurring droughts; floods and severe storms are rare|
|Population:||11 ,350 ,111 note: estimates for this country explicitly take into account the effects of excess mortality due to AIDS; this can result in lower life expectancy , higher infant mortality , higher death rates , lower population growth rates , and changes in the distribution of population by age and sex than would otherwise be expected (July 2008 est.)|
|Religions:||syncretic (part Christian , part indigenous beliefs) 50% , Christian 25% , indigenous beliefs 24% , Muslim and other 1%|
|Terrain:||mostly high plateau with higher central plateau (high veld); mountains in east|
|Unemployment rate:||80% (2005 est.)|
Capital of Republic of Zimbabwe
Harare (click to view Harare map)
Places in Zimbabwe
Browse the most comprehensive and up-to-date online directory of administrative regions and Street views in Zimbabwe. Regions are sorted in alphabetical order from level 1 to level 2 and eventually up to level 3 regions.
Harare city Google map
Manicaland Province (46 google map locations)
Mashonaland Central Province (39 google map locations)
Mashonaland East Province (217 google map locations)
Masvingo Province (47 google map locations)
Matabeleland North Province (451 google map locations)
Matabeleland South Province (69 google map locations)
Midlands Province (45 google map locations)
Random cities in ZimbabweHarare, the capital city of Zimbabwe.
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