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Catastrophic mismanagement led to the collapse of the Zimbabwe dollar. 1)

Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls on the Zambezi River is a great experience for tourists visiting Zimbabwe. 2)


The capital of Zimbabwe is the city of Harare. 3)

Traffic police

In Zimbabwe, it is illegal for police to stop a vehicle on the road. The only thing they can do is ask you to show your driver's license. 4)

Eight Olympic medals

Zimbabwe has won a total of eight medals at the Olympic Games in the two disciplines of field hockey and swimming. 5)

Great Zimbabwe

The country was named after the center of Great Zimbabwe, built in the Middle Ages and used by the people of the Shona tribe. The people of this tribe make up about 70% of the country's current population. 6)

Inflation and unemployment

Zimbabwe has one of the highest inflation and unemployment rates in the world. 7)


Zimbabwe became independent from Britain on April 18, 1980. On this day, they celebrate their national day to commemorate their independence. 8)

Colgate and coke

Zimbabweans call every kind of toothpaste “Colgate” and every sugary drink “Coke.” 9)


The “mbira,” a small hand-held instrument, has been played in Zimbabwe for over 1,000 years. This instrument is also commonly referred to as the “thumb piano”. 10)

Hwange National Park

Hwange National Park is home to one of the largest concentrations of game, especially elephants. 11)


Bulawayo is the second-largest city in Zimbabwe, but it has retained a small-town atmosphere. The huge tree-lined boulevards covered in flowers during spring are one of the city's main attractions. 12)

The Ores of Great Zimbabwe

The Ores of Great Zimbabwe is an impressive complex of stone complexes built between the 13th and 15th centuries when the ancient Kingdom of Munumatapa existed in all its glory. 13)


Zimbabweans have a strong belief that mermaids exist. In fact, these mythical creatures are often blamed for unfortunate events such as kidnapping, torture, and murder. 14)


Cholera and malaria are the two major diseases in Zimbabwe. 15)


The town of Kwekwe was built in 1898 because of a gold mine discovered in the area. 16)

First people

The first people of the country were the Bantu-speaking Iron Age farmers that settled in the region around AD 300. 17)

zimbabwe.txt · Last modified: 2022/01/24 07:24 by aga