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Last update : 19 February 2019


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Capital : Harare
Language : English, Shona, Ndebele
Currency : United States dollar
Population : 14 240 168
Area : 390 757 km2

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Zimbabwe facts

1. Zimbabwe gained independence from the United Kingdom on April 17, 1980.
2. The population density is 33 people / km2.
3. The highest peak is Inyangani (2 593 m above sea level).
4. The main river is Zambezi.
5. Political system – republic.
6. The full name of the country – the Republic of Zimbabwe.
7. About 800 Poles live in this country.
8. Gross domestic product per capita is 350 $.
9. The main religion is Christianity – 75.6% of the population.
10. This country is not much bigger than Poland.
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11. The government of Zimbabwe prohibits the broadcasting of many foreign stations such as the BBC.

Autor: MR

12. Position in the best world army list:
      – 2015 year – 94 place,
      – 2018 year – 80 place.

13. There are over 30,000 professional soldiers and 22,000 reservists (2018).

14. Number of equipment:
      – 2014 year – 0 tanks, 325 armored vehicles, 90 jet aircraft and 26 helicopters,
      – 2018 year – 72 tanks, 172 armored vehicles, 90 jet aircraft and 28 helicopters.

15. Expenses for the army:
      – 2014 year – $95,000,000 ,
      – 2018 year – $95,000,000 .

Autor: Wojak

16. At the beginning of 2013, after paying salaries in January, budget workers remained a little over $200.

Autor: Ola

17. In this country, you can pay up to eight currencies.

18. In Zimbabwe, hyperinflation is around 13 billion per month.

Autor: Spont

19. The minimum wage for mine employees is $227 per month (data from 2012).

20. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 5.1% .

Autor: Daria

21. In Zimbabwe, an average adult consumes about 5.7 liters of pure alcohol a year.

22. The most beer is beer – 23%, then spirit – 7%, wine – 2%, and other alcoholic beverages – 68%.

Autor: AlkoWorld

23. In this country, compulsory education lasts 7 years.

24. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

25. The average IQ level is 82.

Autor: EduKacJa

26. In this country there are 13.5% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 1,763,267 people).

Autor: Reebeka

27. Built-up speed allowed 60 km / h.

Autor: AutoMania

28. Outside the built-up area, the permitted speed ranges from 80 to 120 km / h.

29. The permissible blood alcohol content of a person driving a car is 0.8 per mille.

30. In 2013, 1,787 people lost their lives due to traffic accidents.

Autor: AutoMania

31. In this country there is left-hand traffic.

32. There are over 927,000 motor vehicles registered in this country (71 vehicles per 1 000 inhabitants).

Autor: AutoMania

33. 39% of the population suffer from malnourishment (around 5,090,000 people).

Autor: Durga

34. In this country there are over 97 267 km of paved roads (0.15% of all roads in the world).

35. In this country there are 196 airports, 17 of the paved surface.

36. In this country there are over 3 427 km of railway tracks.

Autor: Marlène

37. In this country, over 6 759 000 (2015) 6 796 314 (2018) people have access to internet (about 43% of the population).

38. Around 850,000 (2015) 880,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

Autor: NET

39. The national top-level domain is .zw . There are over 21 340 websites with such an extension.

40. The most popular pages with the extension .zw are: google.co.zw, newsday.co.zw and classifieds.co.zw.

Autor: http

41. The country has over $364,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.0031% of foreign currency reserves of all countries in the world).

Autor: Vinamra

42. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) …
      – in 2015 the year is $14,380,000,000 ,
      – in 2018 the year is $17 850 000 000 .

43. Internal debt at the beginning …
      – 2015 of the year was 77% GDP, or around: $11 072 600 000 ,
      – 2018 year was 77.6% GDP, or around: $13,851,600,000 . To pay it off, each citizen would have to give around $1,061.

44. The foreign debt at the beginning of 2015 year was around: $9,130,000,000 .

Autor: Komornik

45. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 16 cigarettes a month.

Autor: VViki

46. The lowest temperature: -10.3 °C was measured in Matopos.

47. The highest temperature: 45.6 °C was measured at Beitbridge.

Autor: weather

48. The most deadly disease in this country is HIV / AIDS.

Autor: medi

49. The average life expectancy in this country is 46.6 years (women – 45.4 years and men – 47.5 years).

Autor: Wilga

50. In this country, women can get married at the age of 16, and men aged 18.

Autor: Nadia

51. In this country, women having their first child on average 20.5 years old.

52. 10 women give birth to 35 children on average

Autor: Nadia

53. The average age of people living in this country is 20.35 years old.

54. In this country there are around:
6 048 000 people (37.88%) in the age range 0-14 years.
9 360 000 people (58.62%) in the age range 15-64 years.
558 800 people (3.5%) over 65 years old.

55. In this country, about 515 000 children are born each year (3.2% of the population), and about 162,000 people die (1.0% of the population).

Autor: Sara19

56. The lowest situated place in the country is the Save river – 162 m above sea level.

Autor: Klemens

57. The Botswana border of Zimbabwe is the shortest border in the world. Its length is 150 m.

Autor: Setar

58. There are 163200 km2 of agricultural land in Zimbabwe (42% of the country).

59. 46 people in 1000 possess firearms.

60. Marondera is the highest located city in the country.

Autor: Statyk

61. In this country, formalities related to the establishment of the company last 96 days.

62. 35% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

63. 169140 km2 of the country is covered by forests (43.7%)

64. The last death penalty was carried out in 2003.

Autor: Statyk

65. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 50%, and for companies 25% (2018).

66. The tax on goods and services is 15% (2018).

67. The level of inflation in 2018 is 4.3%.

Autor: Fan%

Answers

What is the highest peak in Zimbabwe?
The highest peak in Zimbabwe is Inyangani (2592 m above sea level).

answer: Marta

What is the largest river in Zimbabwe?
Zambezi is the largest river in Zambia (approximately 2,574 km).

answer: Marta

What is the largest lake in Zimbabwe?
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What is the national dish?
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What Zimbabwe has national colors?
National colors: green, yellow, red, black and white.

answer: Marta

What is national alcohol?
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What is the national animal?
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What is the national sport?
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Which countries borders Zimbabwe?
Zimbabwe borders with such countries as: Botswana 813 km, Mozambique 1 223 km, South Africa 225 km, Zambia 797 km.

answer: Marta

What is the average age of people living in this country?
The average age of people living in this country is 20.35 years.

answer: Marta

What is the minimum wage?
The minimum wage for mine employees is $ 227 per month (data from 2012).

answer: Marta

What is the population density in Zimbabwe?
The population density is 41 people per km2.

answer: Marta

What is the motto of this country?
Motto of the country – “Unity, freedom, work”.

answer: Marta

What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?
The highest temperature: 45.6 ° C was measured at Beitbridge.

answer: Marta

What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?
The lowest temperature: -10.3 ° C was measured in Matopos.

answer: Marta

With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?
In this country, alcohol can be bought at the age of 18.

answer: Marta