Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe is located between the Zambezi and Limpopo rivers. It is bordered by South Africa to the south, Botswana to the southwest, Zambia to the northwest and Mozambique to the east.

Most of the country is elevated in the central plateau (high veld) stretching from the southwest to the northwest at altitudes between 1200 and 1600 m. The country's east is mountainous with Mount Nyangani as the highest point at 2,592 m.

Victoria Falls, one of the world's biggest and most spectacular waterfalls, is located in the country's northwest as part of the Zambezi river.

The country has a tropical climate with a rainy season usually from November to March. The climate is moderated by the altitude.

Zimbabwe Map

Quick Facts

Capital
Harare
Population
16,530,000 (2017)
Area
390,757 km²
Language
English, Shona, Ndebele
Currency
US Dollar
Major Airports
Harare, Victoria Falls
Other
Left-hand Driving / Time: CAT (UTC+2)