Zimbabwe Rhodesie

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Zimbabwe Rhodesie

1979
Banner o Zimbabwe Rhodesie
Banner
Coat o airms o Zimbabwe Rhodesie
Coat o airms
Motto: Sit Nomine Digna (Latin)
"May she be worthy of the name"
Zimbabwe (orthographic projection).svg
StatusUnrecognised state
CaipitalSalisbury
Common leidsEnglish (official)
Shona
Sindebele
Afrikaans
Demonym(s)Rhodesian
GovrenmentPairlamentary republic
Preses 
• 1979
Josiah Zion Gumede
Prime Meenister 
• 1979
Abel Muzorewa
Historical eraCauld War
1 June 1979
12 Dizember 1979
Aurie
1979390,580 km2 (150,800 sq mi)
Population
• 1979
6,930,000
CurrencyRhodesian dollar
Precedit bi
Succeedit bi
Rhodesie
Soothren Rhodesia
The day pairt o Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Rhodesie wis an unrecognised state thit existit fae 1 June 1979 tae 12 Dizember 1979. Zimbabwe Rhodesie wis precedit by an unrecognised republic caud Rhodesie and wis shortlins follaed by the re-establisht Breetish colony o Soothren Rhodesie, whilk accordin tae British constitutional theory haed stayed the richt govrenment efter the Unilateral Declaration o Independence (UDI) in 1965. Aboot three months later, the re-establisht colony o Soothren Rhodesie wis gied internationally recognised independence as the Republic o Zimbabwe.

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  1. Section 6 of the Constitution of Zimbabwe Rhodesia, 1979: "There shall be a President in and over Zimbabwe Rhodesia who shall be Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Forces of Zimbabwe Rhodesia." Quoted in The Struggle for Independence: Doc. 696-899 (February-September 1979) Archived 20 November 2018 at the Wayback Machine, Inst. für Afrikakunde, 1984, page 921