Where is Zimbabwe Located?
The given Zimbabwe location map shows that Zimbabwe is located in the southern part of Africa continent.
Interestingly, Zimbabwe was formerly known with the names of Southern Rhodesia, Rhodesia, the Republic of Rhodesia, and Zimbabwe Rhodesia. The country got its independence in the year 1980. The government type of Zimbabwe is a semi-presidential system republic, under which it has a parliamentary government. Zimbabwe African National Union – Patriotic Front (commonly abbreviated ZANU-PF) headed by the President Robert Mugabe's has been the dominant political party in Zimbabwe since its independence.
The economy of Zimbabwe is largely depends upon mineral exports, agriculture, and tourism. However, among them the mining sector is very lucrative, with some of the world's largest platinum reserves being mined by Anglo-American and Impala Platinum in the country. The tourists’ attractions in Zimbabwe are Victoria Falls on the Zambezi River; it is being shared with Zambia, are located in the North West of Zimbabwe; The Victoria Falls National Park and Hwange National Park.
|Where is Located||Zimbabwe is a country located in the Eastern Africa|
|Neighboring Countries||Botswana, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia|
|Administrative divisions||8 provinces and 2 cities|
|Area||390,757 sq km|
|Population||12,619,600 (2012 est.)|
|Official Language||English, Shona, Ndebele|
|Currency||GB Pound, South African rand, Euro, US Dollar|
|ISO Alpha-2 Code||ZW|
|ISO Alpha-3 Code||ZWE|
|ISO Numeric Code||716|
|GDP||$7.731 billion 2013 estimate|