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Republic of Zimbabwe
13 other official names
Motto: "Unity, Freedom, Work"[1]
Anthem: "Blessed be the land of Zimbabwe"[2]
Location of Zimbabwe (dark green)
Location of Zimbabwe (dark green)
Capital
and largest city
Harare
17°50′S 31°3′E / 17.833°S 31.050°E / -17.833; 31.050
Official languages16 languages:[3]
Ethnic groups
(2012 Census[4])
Religion
(2017)[5]
Demonym(s)Zimbabwean
Zimbo[6] (colloquial)
GovernmentUnitary dominant-party presidential constitutional republic
• President
Emmerson Mnangagwa
Constantino Chiwenga
LegislatureParliament
Senate
National Assembly
Independence from the United Kingdom
• Declared
11 November 1965
• Republic
2 March 1970
1 June 1979
18 April 1980
15 May 2013
Area
• Total
390,757 km2 (150,872 sq mi) (60th)
• Water (%)
1
Population
• 2019 estimate
15,092,171[7] (74th)
• 2012 census
12,973,808[8]
• Density
26/km2 (67.3/sq mi) (170th)
GDP (PPP)2019 estimate
• Total
$41.031 billion
• Per capita
$2,621[9]
GDP (nominal)2019 estimate
• Total
$22.290 billion
• Per capita
$1,424[9]
Gini (2019)Negative increase 50.3[10]
high
HDI (2019)Increase 0.571[11]
medium · 150th
CurrencyZimbabwean dollar
Time zoneUTC+2 (CAT[12])
Date formatdd/mm/yyyy
Driving sideleft
Calling code+263
ISO 3166 codeZW
Internet TLD.zw

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe, officially the Republic of Zimbabwe, is a landlocked country located in Southeast Africa, between the Zambezi and Limpopo Rivers, bordered by South Africa to the south, Botswana to the south-west, Zambia to the north, and Mozambique to the east. The capital and largest city is Harare. The second largest city is Bulawayo. A country of roughly 15 million people, Zimbabwe has 16 official languages, with English, Shona, and Ndebele the most common.