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Geography Statistics of Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's Information

Flag of Zimbabwe
Land Area 386,847 km2
Water Area 3,910 km2
Total Area 390,757km2 (#60)
Population 14,546,961 (#71)
Population Density 37.60/km2
Government Type Semi-presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $28.33 Billion
GDP Per Capita $1,700
Currency Dollar (ZWL)
Largest Cities
  • Coastline: 0 km landlocked (0 miles)
  • Land Area:
    ( land) 149,362 sq miles (386,847 sq km)
    ( water) 1,510 sq miles (3,910 sq km)
    ( TOTAL) 150,871 sq miles (390,757 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: Zimbabwe has 8 provinces and 2 cities with provincial status. The provinces include: Manicaland, Mashonaland Central, Mashonaland East, Mashonaland West, Masvingo, Matabeleland North, Matabeleland South and Midlands. The provincial cites include: Bulawayo and Harare.
  • Horizontal Width: 298.88 miles (481 km) from Hwange east to Chitungwiza
  • Vertical Length: 421.19 miles (677.85 km) from Kariba south to Beitbridge

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (4) Botswana, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia
  • Geographic Center: About 58.43 miles (94.03 km) southeast of Kadoma
  • Highest Point: Inyangani 8,503 ft. (2,592 m)
  • Lowest Point: Intersection of the Runde and Save Rivers 531 ft. (162m)
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Zimbabwe Trivia

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