Total Area

399,757 sq. km

Land Area

386,670 sq. km

Water

4,087 sq. km

Population

11.903 million (2011)

Location

Situated in Central Southern Africa, between the Limpopo and the Zambezi, Zimbabwe is landlocked, bounded by Zambia, Mozambique, South Africa and Botswana

Urbanisation

33.56%

Literacy

97.00%

Climate

Subtropical climate

Rain season

November to March

Capital City

Harare

Commercial Language

English

Other Languages

Shona, Ndebele, Chewa, Chibarwe, Kalanga, Koisan, Nambya, Ndau, Shangani, Zimbabwe Sign language, Sotho, Tonga, Tswana, Venda and Xhosa

Time

GMT + 2 HOURS

Currency

Multicurrency (US$ and ZAR)

GDP (Current Prices)

US$ 8,998 million (2011 current prices)

Real GDP growth rate

9.3%

 

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