Harare is the capital of Zimbabwe
Harare is the capital of Zimbabwe, formerly called Salisbury, and it is the largest city in Zimbabwe, its commercial and administrative center, and its communication center, as it is the commercial center of the agricultural region, and its main products are tobacco, cotton, Citrus, corn, textiles, clothing, chemicals, processed foods, fertilizers, and building materials. Gold is also extracted there. It is worth noting that Harare became a municipality in 1897, a city in 1935, and it was the capital of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland from 1953 to 1963, and after World War II, its population grew as many people migrated to the city.
Harare location on the map
Harare is located at latitude -17,83, and longitude 31,05, with a population of 1,542,813 people, and rises 1,494 meters above sea level, and has a temperate climate, which is the center of railways, roads, and air transport, which is the main distribution point for agricultural products The surrounding area, located specifically in the northeastern part of Zimbabwe, was founded in 1890, at the place where the British South Africa Company (MAS) force was implemented, in the Mashonaland region.
The state of Zimbabwe
- Location: Zimbabwe is located on the continent of Africa.
- Area: It covers 386,847 square kilometers of land and 3,910 square kilometers of water, making it the 61st country in the list of the largest countries in the world in terms of total area of 390.757 square kilometers.
- population: In 2012, its population reached 12,619,600 people, or 33 people per square kilometer.
- Official currency: The Zimbabwe Dollar (ZWL) is the official currency of circulation.
- the border: Zimbabwe shares its land borders with four countries, namely South Africa, Mozambique, Zambia and Botswana.
- official language: its official language is English.