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

Republic o Zimbabwe

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)

and largest city
17°50′S 31°3′E / 17.833°S 31.050°E / -17.833; 31.050
Offeecial leids
Ethnic groups
GovrenmentUnitar dominant-pairty presidential republic
• Preses
Emmerson Mnangagwa
Constantino Chiwenga
Hoose o Assembly
Unthirldom frae the Unitit Kinrick
• Declared
11 November 1965
• Recognised
18 Apryle 1980
15 Mey 2013
• Total
390,757 km2 (150,872 sq mi) (60t)
• Water (%)
• 2012 estimate
12,973,808[4] (73rd)
• 2012[5] census
• Density
26/km2 (67.3/sq mi) (170t)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$29.795 billion[6]
• Per capita
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Tot
$15.285 billion[6]
• Per capita
Gini (1995)50.1[7]
HDI (2015)Increase 0.516[8]
law · 154t
CurrencyUnitit States dollar (offeecial for govrenment), Sooth African rand, an mony ither currenciesa, e.g. Botswana pula, Euro, Indie rupees, Poond sterling, Australie Dollars. Zimbabwean bond cunyies are uised as a proxy for US dollar an cent cunyies. Zimbabwean bond notes for 2 an 5 dollars war introduced in 2016 at par vailyie o the US dollar
Time zoneUTC+2 (CAT[9])
Drivin sideleft
Cawin code+263
ISO 3166 codeZW
Internet TLD.zw
  1. The Zimbabwean dollar is na langer in active uise efter it wis offeecially suspendit bi the govrenment due tae hyperinflation. The Unitit States dollar (US$), 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.
Territorial Organization

Zimbabwe (Inglis pronunciation: /zɪmˈbɑːbweɪ/), offeecially the Republic o Zimbabwe (an umwhile Soothren Rhodesie, the Republic o Rhodesie, an 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).


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  1. "Zimbabwe". The Beaver County Times. 13 September 1981. Retrieved 2 November 2011.
  2. "The World Factbook – Zimbabwe". Central Intelligence Agency. Archived frae the original on 16 Apryle 2020. Retrieved 30 August 2017.
  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. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help) "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived frae the original (PDF) on 3 September 2013. Retrieved 30 August 2017.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. "Zimbabwe at GeoHive".
  6. a b c d "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. Archived frae the original on 19 Julie 2011. 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.