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Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe
  • Capital

    Capital

    Harare

  • Local time

    Local time

    18:18

  • Population

    Population

    14.06 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Left

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +263

  • Currency

    Currency

    P BWP (pula)

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Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe
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  • Capital

    Capital

    Harare

  • Local time

    Local time

    18:18

  • Population

    Population

    14.06 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Left

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +263

  • Currency

    Currency

    P BWP (pula)

  • Average Salary

    Average Salary

    $ 500

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 1.56 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    657mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    390 580 km2

  • Protected Area

    Protected Area

    27%

  • Forest Area

    Forest Area

    36%

  • Agricultural area

    Agricultural area

    41%

  • Railways

    Railways

    2583km

  • Annual air passengers

    Annual air passengers

    378 803

Population

  • Ethnicity

    Ethnicity

    African
    mixed and Asian - 1 %
    white - 1 %

  • Religion

    Religion

    syncretic - 50 %
    Christian - 25 %
    indigenous - 24 %

  • Literacy rates

    Literacy rates

    88.7%

  • Languages

    Languages

    English
    Shona
    Sindebele

  • Armed Forces

    Armed Forces

    50 800

  • Alcohol consumption

    Alcohol consumption

    4.8 l/person

  • Smoking

    Smoking

    31.2%

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes

    3.9%

  • Malaria

    Malaria

    114%

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis

    242 per 100k

  • HIV

    HIV

    13.5%

Economy

  • Industries

    Industries

    mining, gold, platinum, copper, nickel, tin, diamonds, clay, steel

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    corn, cotton, tobacco, wheat, coffee, sugarcane, peanuts, sheep, goats

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    coal, chromium ore, asbestos, gold, nickel, copper, iron ore, vanadium, lithium

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    coal, chromium ore, asbestos, gold, nickel, copper, iron ore, vanadium, lithium

  • Renewable Energy

    Renewable Energy

    81%

  • CO2 Emissions

    CO2 Emissions

    12 020kt

  • Ease of Business

    Ease of Business

    159 (Best=1, Worst=200)

  • ATMs per 100k people

    ATMs per 100k people

    6

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What not to do when visiting Zimbabwe

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Marker Zimbabwe
Business & Communication

Don't forget to greet with lingering handshake. In rural areas, women may also make a small step backwards or genuflect.

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2/6
Marker Zimbabwe
Street & Behavioral

Don’t show off with expensive clothes or jewellery in public - keep a low profile to avoid unwanted attention.

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Street & Behavioral

Don’t hunt without official permission.

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Did you know

Did you know?

In Zimbabwe, the rapper 50 Cent is known as 400 Million Dollars.

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Marker Zimbabwe
Business & Communication

Don't be surprised with clapping - it's used as a greeting and to say thank you among the Shona. Women usually clap their hands more than men.

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Marker Zimbabwe
Business & Communication

Don’t photograph the Munhumutapa Building, which houses the President’s offices - it’s punishable. Consider the risks of taking pictures anywhere other than tourist attractions and wildlife parks.

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Business & Communication

Don’t forget the rainy season usually runs from November to March.

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