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Coordinates: 20°S 30°E / 20°S 30°E / -20; 30

Republic o Zimbabwe
Banner o Zimbabwe
Coat o airms o Zimbabwe
Banner Coat o airms
Motto: "Unity, Freedom, Work"[1]
Location o  Zimbabwe  (dark blue)in the African Union  (light blue)
Location o  Zimbabwe  (dark blue)

in the African Union  (light blue)

Capital
an lairgest ceety
Harare
17°50′S 31°3′E / 17.833°S 31.050°E / -17.833; 31.050
Offeecial leids
Ethnic groups (2012)
Demonym Zimbabwean
Govrenment Unitar dominant-pairty presidential republic
• Preses
Robert Mugabe
Emmerson Mnangagwa
Phelekezela Mphoko
Legislatur Pairlament
Senate
Hoose o Assembly
Unthirldom frae the Unitit Kinrick
11 November 1965
• Recognised
18 Apryle 1980
15 Mey 2013
Aurie
• Tot
390,757 km2 (150,872 sq mi) (60t)
• Watter (%)
1
Population
• 2012 estimate
12,973,808[4] (73rd)
• 2012[5] census
13,061,239
• Density
26/km2 (67.3/sq mi) (170t)
GDP (PPP) 2017 estimate
• Total
$29.795 billion[6]
• Per capita
$2,002[6]
GDP (nominal) 2017 estimate
• Total
$15.285 billion[6]
• Per capita
$1,027[6]
Gini (1995) 50.1[7]
heich
HDI (2015) Increase 0.516[8]
law · 154t
Siller Unitit States dollar (offeecial for govrenment), Sooth African rand, an mony ither currenciesa, e.g. Botswana pula, Euro, Indie rupees, Poond sterling, Australie Dollars. Zimbabwean bond cunyies are uised as a proxy for US dollar an cent cunyies. Zimbabwean bond notes for 2 an 5 dollars war introduced in 2016 at par vailyie o the US dollar
Time zone CAT[9] (UTC+2)
Drives on the left
Cawin code +263
Internet TLD .zw
  1. The Zimbabwean dollar is na langer in active uise efter it wis offeecially suspendit bi the govrenment due tae hyperinflation. The Unitit States dollar (US$), Euro (€), Sooth African rand (R), Botswana pula (P), Poond sterling (£), Indie rupees (₹), Australie dollars (A$), Cheenese Renminbi (元/¥), an Japanese yen (¥)[10] are legal tender.[11] The Unitit States dollar haes been adoptit as the offeecial siller for aw govrenment transactions.

Zimbabwe (Inglis pronunciation: /zɪmˈbɑːbweɪ/ zim-BAHB-we; offeecially the Republic of Zimbabwe an umwhile Soothren Rhodesie, the Republic o Rhodesie, and Zimbabwe Rhodesie) is a landlockt kintra locatit in the soothren pairt o the continent o Africae, atween the Zambezi an Limpopo rivers. It is bordered bi Sooth Africae tae the sooth, Botswana tae the soothwast, Zambie tae the northwast an Mozambique tae the east. Zimbabwe haes three offeecial leids: Inglis, Shona (a Bantu leid), an Ndebele (an' a' a Bantu leid).

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Zimbabwe". The Beaver County Times. 13 September 1981. Retrieved 2 November 2011. 
  2. "The World Factbook – Zimbabwe". Central Intelligence Agency. 
  3. The following languages, namely Chewa, Chibarwe, English, Kalanga, Koisan, Nambya, Ndau, Ndebele, Shangani, Shona, sign language, Sotho, Tonga, Tswana, Venda and Xhosa, are the officially recognised languages of Zimbabwe. (Constitution of Zimbabwe (final draft) Archived 2 October 2013 at the Wayback Machine.).
  4. "Census Results in Brief" (PDF). Zimbabwe National Statistical Agency. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 3 September 2013. Retrieved 25 August 2013. 
  5. "Zimbabwe at GeoHive". 
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 "Zimbabwe". International Monetary Fund. 
  7. "GINI Index". World Bank. Retrieved 21 Julie 2013. 
  8. "2016 Human Development Report" (PDF). United Nations Development Programme. 2016. Retrieved 21 Mairch 2017. 
  9. "Currency in Zimbabwe". GreenwichMeanTime.com. Greenwich 2000. Retrieved 31 Julie 2013. 
  10. "Zimbabwe to make Chinese yuan legal currency after Beijing cancels debts". Agence France-Presse. The Guardian. 22 December 2015.
  11. Hungwe, Brian. (6 February 2014) BBC News – Zimbabwe’s multi-currency confusion. BBC. Retrieved 26 Mey 2014.