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Name(official): Republic of Zimbabwe
Name(short): Zimbabwe
Capital City: Harare
Location: Southern Africa, between South Africa and Zambia.
Coordinate: 20 00 S, 30 00 E
Independence: (From Britain) April 18th; 1980.
President: Robert Gabriel MUGABE - President(since independent, 1980)
Morgan Tsvangirai; Prime Minister(since Feb. 11th 2009) in a power-sharing government. He won the first round of the Presidential election in 2008 but withdrew from the run-off with Mugabe after widespread violence sponsored by the ruling ZANU-PF party
Type of Government: Parliamentary democracy
Total Area: 390 580sq.km.
Population: 12 236 805 (JULY 2006)
People: African 98% (Shona 82%, Ndebele 14%, other 2%), mixed and Asian 1%, white less than 1%.
Religion: syncretic (part Christian, part indigenous beliefs) 50%, Christian 25%, indigenous beliefs 24%, Muslim and other 1%.
Languages: English (official), Shona, Sindebele (the language of the Ndebele, sometimes called Ndebele), numerous but minor tribal dialects.
Literacy: 90.7%total, 94.2%male, 87.2%female (July 2006)
Currency: Zimbabwean dollar (ZWD)
GDP(per capita): $2 100 (2005)
Arable Land: 8.24% (2005)
Agriculture: Corn, cotton, tobacco, wheat, coffee, sugarcane, peanuts, sheep, goats, pigs.
Natural resources: coal, chromium ore, asbestos, gold, nickel, copper, iron ore, vanadium, lithium, tin, platinum group metals.
Embassy in Japan: Embassy of the Republic of Zimbabwe,
Chancery: 5-9-10, Shiroganedai, Minato-ku.
Post Code: 108-0071, Tel. 03-3280-0331/2
General Info:
International Phone Code: +263



Bulawayo, Bindura, Betbridge, Chinhoyi, Harare, Marondera, Masvinga, Mutare, Gweru, Kariba, Kwekwe, Kadoma, Victoria Falls




8 provinces and 2 cities* with provincial status; Bulawayo*, Harare*, Manicaland, Mashonaland Central, Mashonaland East, Mashonaland West, Masvingo, Matabeleland North, Matabeleland South, Midlands.


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