Zimbabwe Facts and History

Discover the wonders of Zimbabwe!

Flag of Zimbabwe
National Flag of Zimbabwe

Interesting facts about Zimbabwe

  • Official Name: Republic of Zimbabwe
  • Form of Government: unitary republic with two legislative houses (Senate [801]; National Assembly [2702])
  • President: Emmerson Mnangagwa (interim)
  • Prime Minister: N/A
  • GDP: 21.44 billion USD (2019)
  • Capital: Harare
  • Population: 14.65 million (2019)
  • Official Languages: Chewa
  • Currency: United States Dollar
  • Timezone: GMT+2
  • Area: 390,757 km²
  • Dialing Code: +263
  • Major Mountain Ranges: Transantarctic Range,Rockies,Great Dividing Range
  • Major Rivers: Umzingwani,Shashe,Runde
  • Continent: Africa
  • Border Countries: Zimbabwe, landlocked country of southern Africa. It shares a 125-mile (200-km) border on the south with the Republic of South Africa

Map of Zimbabwe

National Symbols of Zimbabwe

  • National Bird: golden bird
  • National Anthem: “O lift high, high, our flag of Zimbabwe”
  • National Animal: Sable Antelope
  • National Flower: Gloriosa superba
  • National Poet: Solomon Mangwiro Mutswairo
  • National Game: Cricket