Zimbabwe Fast Facts

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  • Name: Zimbabwe
    (long form) Republic of Zimbabwe
  • Capital City: Harare (1,600,000 pop.)
  • Zimbabwe Population: 13,182,908 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Zimbabwean Dollar (ZWD)
    (conversion rates)

    Zimbabwean Dollar
    500 Zimbabwean Dollar
  • Ethnicity: African 98% (Shona 82%, Ndebele 14%, other 2%), mixed and Asian 1%, white less than 1%
  • GDP total: $7.366 billion (2012 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $600 (2012 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: English (official), Shona, Sindebele (the language of the Ndebele, sometimes called Ndebele), numerous but minor tribal dialects
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Harare, Bulawayo, Chitungwiza, Mutare, Gweru, Epworth
  • Name: Derived from the word dzimba-dza-mabwe, a Karanga dialect of the Shona language, meaning "large houses of stone"
  • National Day: April 18
  • Religion: syncretic (part Christian, part indigenous beliefs) 50%, Christian 25%, indigenous beliefs 24%, Muslim and other 1%
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Most popular Cities in Zimbabwe

Bulawayo, Chitungwiza, Epworth, Gweru, Harare, Mutare