In addition to abundant wildlife and exceptional game parks, Zimbabwe offers a rich variety for tourists that includes the Great Zimbabwe ruins, the spectacular Victoria Falls and the mighty Zambezi River. Numerous activities — including bungee jumping from the railway bridge and white-water rafting — have evolved around this famous landmark.
National Day: 18 April 1980
Airport: Harare, flights to Victoria Falls
Main languages : Shona, Ndebele, English
Neighbouring countries: South Africa, Botswana, Zambia, Mozambique
Time zone: GMT +2
Size: 390 757 km2
Population: 12. 122 million (2008)
Economy: Mining, agriculture and tourism are the biggest contributors to the economy.
Currency: Zimbabwe Dollar. The US Dollar is official currency
Climate: Moderate, wet from November to May. An average summer temperature of 21 °C, down to 14 °C in winter.
Places to see: Harare, Victoria Falls, Lake Kariba, Hwange National Park, Great Zimbabwe National Monument, Khami Ruins National Monument, Matobo Hills near Bulawayo
Tourism Investment opportunities: Resort development, Wildlife based activities, Tourism frontier conservation areas, Accommodation and Tourism infrastructure
For more information:
T: +263 4 75 2570
F: +263 4 75 8826/28