Background and Geography of Zimbabwe

Background and Geography of Zimbabwe

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The Republic of Zimbabwe is a landlocked country located in southern Africa, 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.

Land Area in Zimbabwe

Agriculture 162,500 square kilometres

Forest 169,140 square kilometres

Water 3,910square kilometres

Desert 8,207square kilometres

National Park 47,000square kilometres

Total Land area 390,757square kilometres


Zimbabwe has got fifty nine districts


Zimbabwe has ten major mountains Mount Inyangani which is 2,991 meters is the highest and Mout Nyusero is the smallest with 1,902 meters.

Longest River: Zambezi River 2,650 km

Largest Lake: Lake Kariba (5,580 square kilometres)

National Parks: Zimbabwe has nine major national Parks with Hwange National Park National Park being the biggest

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