Zimbabwe Google maps and Driving Directions
Get free driving directions, Google maps, traffic information for Zimbabwe, and Harare (GPS: 17 49 S 31 02 E), the capital city of the country which located in (the) Southern Africa, between South Africa and Zambia.
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Situated in southern Africa, Zimbabwe achieved independence from the UK in 1980. President Robert Mugabe, in power since then, has become increasingly authoritarian.
Zimbabwe is mostly high plateau with higher central plateau (high veld); mountains in east.
The map above fully covers Zimbabwe with its road routes from cities to towns, road intersections in any regions, provinces, prefectures, also with free driving directions in Harare or to the neighboring cities and countries. To look at the detailed map about a particular quarter in Harare, please click on the area and zoom to the place you are interested in the Google maps of Zimbabwe (ZW).
Be creative, use the extras of this Google map; This is a detailed, clear, zoomable, large road map of Zimbabwe with its administrative divisions; 8 provinces and 2 cities* with provincial status; Bulawayo*, Harare*, Manicaland, Mashonaland Central, Mashonaland East, Mashonaland West, Masvingo, Matabeleland North, Matabeleland South, Midlands.
The interactive map above is also may be used as the satellite map of Zimbabwe, or as a reverse search map for finding an address from its GPS coordinates.
Zimbabwe, a landlocked country in south-central Africa, is slightly smaller than California. It is bordered by Botswana on the west, Zambia on the north, Mozambique on the east, and South Africa on the south.
Zimbabwe (area: 390 757 sq km / 150 872,06 sq mi), where the official language is Chewa, Chibarwe, Chitonga, English, Kalanga, Koisan, Nambya, Ndau, Shangani, Shona, Sign Language, Sotho, Southern Ndebele, Tswana, Venda, Xhosa, lying in Africa and using the currency; United States dollar (USD), set their clock to UTC+2. That means they are 7 hours ahead of Washington DC during Standard Time in Harare, the capital. Note to the time difference: N/A.
The climate in Zimbabwe; Tropical, though moderated by the high altitude. The wet season NovemberMarch. Drought is common in the eastern highlands.
Geography in a nutshell; High plateaus in center bordered by Zambezi River in the north and Limpopo in the south. Rivers crisscross central area.
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Driving directions Zimbabwe
The Google maps and Google Satellite maps of Zimbabwe above showing the country, located next to Botswana, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia. For your further reference, the latitude and longitude coordinates of Zimbabwe are 20 00 S, 30 00 E while the capital, Harare found at 17 49 S 31 02 E.
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About Zimbabwe and the capital, Harare
|The national flag of Zimbabwe||Borderline map of Zimbabwe|
|Flag description: seven equal horizontal bands of green, yellow, red, black, red, yellow, and green with a white isosceles triangle edged in black with its base on the hoist side; a yellow Zimbabwe bird representing the long history of the country is superimposed on a red five-pointed star in the center of the triangle, which symbolizes peace; green represents agriculture, yellow mineral wealth, red the bloodshed to achieve independence, and black stands for the native people.||Border length: total: 3,229 km. Border countries (total: 4): Botswana 834 km, Mozambique 1,402 km, South Africa 230 km, Zambia 763 km.|
Did you know about Zimbabwe?
- Zimbabwe, the name of an ancient African city, now applied to the whole country, which was formerly known as Rhodesia.
- The ruins of the 1000-year-old city of Great Zimbabwe, after which the country named, are near modern-day Masvingo.
- In the Bantu language, Zimbabwe means “stone houses and gets its name from the stone buildings of Great Zimbabwe-an ancient trading city.
Facts of Zimbabwe (ZW)
Name conventional long form: Republic of Zimbabwe, conventional short form: Zimbabwe, former: Southern Rhodesia, Rhodesia, etymology: takes its name from the Kingdom of Zimbabwe (13th-15th century) and its capital of Great Zimbabwe, the largest stone structure in pre-colonial southern Africa
Codes: ISO; ZW, Internet; .zw
Capital city: Harare
Language(s): Shona (official language; most widely spoken), Ndebele (official language, second most widely spoken), English (official language; traditionally used for official language business), 13 minority languages (official language; includes Chewa, Chibarwe, Kalanga, Koisan, Nambya, Ndau, Shangani, sign language, Sotho, Tonga, Tswana, Venda, and Xhosa)
National holiday(s): Independence Day, 18 April (1980)
Motto: Unity, Freedom, Work
Currency: United States dollar (USD)
GPS: 20 00 S, 30 00 E, Harare; 17 49 S 31 02 E
Location: Southern Africa, between South Africa and Zambia
Geography note: landlocked country; the Zambezi forms a natural riverine boundary with Zambia; in full flood (February-April) the massive Victoria Falls on the river forms the world’s largest curtain of falling water; Lake Kariba on the Zambia-Zimbabwe border forms the world’s largest reservoir by volume (180 cu km; 43 cu mi)
Land boundaries: Botswana 834 km, Mozambique 1,402 km, South Africa 230 km, Zambia 763 km, total: 3,229 km
Maritime boundaries: N/A
Coastline: 0 km (landlocked country)
Area: total: 390,757 sq km; land: 386,847 sq km, water: 3,910 sq km (total 150 872,06 mi2), slightly larger than Montana.
Roadways: total: 97,267 km, paved: 18,481 km, unpaved: 78,786 km (2002)
Waterways: (some navigation possible on Lake Kariba) (2011)
Local time (capital): UTC+2, 7 hours ahead of Washington DC during Standard Time
Note to the local time: N/A
Population in Zimbabwe: 16 913 261
Population in Harare: 1 542 000 (including the metropolitan areas)
Urbanization: urban population: 32.4% of total population (2015)
Major urban areas population: HARARE (capital) 1.501 million (2015)
Population growth rate: 2.2% (2016 estimate)
Birth rate: 31.9 births / 1,000 population (2016 estimate)
Death rate: 9.9 deaths / 1,000 population (2016 estimate)
Age structure: 0-14 years: 37.8% (male 2,778,806 / female 2,720,033) 15-24 years: 21.29% (male 1,560,833 / female 1,536,110) 25-54 years: 33.86% (male 2,578,142 / female 2,346,993) 55-64 years: 3.55% (male 188,851 / female 327,483) 65 years and over: 3.5% (male 194,933 / female 314,777) (2016 estimate)
Median age: total: 20.6 years; male: 20.5 years, female: 20.8 years (2016 estimate)
Ethnic groups: African 99.4% (predominantly Shona; Ndebele is the second largest ethnic group), other 0.4%, unspecified 0.2% (2012 estimate)
Religions: Protestant 75.9% (includes Apostolic 38%, Pentecostal 21.1%, other 16.8%), Roman Catholic 8.4%, other Christian 8.4%, other 1.2% (includes traditional, Muslim), none 6.1% (2011 estimate)
Government type: Unitary Dominant-party presidential republic
Legal system: mixed legal system of English common law, Roman-Dutch civil law, and customary law
National anthem: Kalibusiswe Ilizwe leZimbabwe (Blessed be the land of Zimbabwe)
Known national hazards: recurring droughts; floods and severe storms are rare
Major infectious diseases: The degree of risk(s): high food or waterborne diseases: bacterial and protozoal diarrhea, hepatitis A, and typhoid fever vectorborne diseases: malaria and dengue feverwater contact disease: schistosomiasis animal contact disease: rabies (2016)
Land use: agricultural land: 42.5%; arable land 10.9%; permanent crops 0.3%; permanent pasture 31.3%; forest: 39.5%; other: 18% (2011 estimate)
Agricultural products: tobacco, corn, cotton, wheat, coffee, sugarcane, peanuts; sheep, goats, pigs
Industries: mining (coal, gold, platinum, copper, nickel, tin, diamonds, clay, numerous metallic and nonmetallic ores), steel; wood products, cement, chemicals, fertilizer, clothing and footwear, foodstuffs, beverages
Export commodities: platinum, cotton, tobacco, gold, ferroalloys, textiles/clothing
Main export partners: China 27.8%, Democratic Republic of the Congo 14%, Botswana 12.5%, South Africa 7.6% (2015)
Import commodities: machinery and transport equipment, other manufactures, chemicals, fuels, food products
Main import partners: South Africa 48.1%, China 12.1%, India 5.2%, Zambia 4.6% (2015)
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