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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

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1. This country has more than 927,000 motor vehicles (71 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

2. The national top-level domain is .zw . There are over 21,340 websites with this extension.

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

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

5. The country has 196 airports, 17 of the paved surface.

6. In this country there are more than 3 427 km of railway tracks.

7. Political system – republic.

8. Full name of the country – Republic of Zimbabwe.

9. Gross domestic product per capita is $ 350.

10. In this country you can pay up to eight currencies.


Geography in Zimbabwe

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1. The lowest place in the country is the Save River – 162 m a.s.l.

2. The highest peak is Inyangani (2,593 m a.s.l.).

3. Zimbabwe is bordered by countries such as: Botswana 813 km, Mozambique 1,223 km, South Africa 225 km, Zambia 797 km.

4. The main river is Zambezi.

5. This country is not much bigger than Poland.

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

7. In Zimbabwe there are 163200 km2 agricultural land (42% of the country’s area).

8. The highest city in the country is Marondera.

9. 169140 km2 of the country’s area is covered by forests (43.7%)

68. The nearest capital in a straight line from Harare is Lusaka (Zambia) – 398 km.

69. The furthest capital in a straight line from Harare is Apia (Samoa) – 15695 km.


Finance in Zimbabwe

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1. The minimum wage for mine employees is $ 227 (about PLN 2) per month (data from 2012).

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

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

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

5. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 14 380 000 000 (PLN 61 546 400 000) ,
– in 2018 it is $ 17,850,000,000 (PLN 76,398,000,000).

6. Internal debt at the beginning of …
2015 was 77% of GDP, which is about: $ 11,072,600,000 (PLN 47,390,728,000),
2018 was 77.6% GDP, i.e. around: $ 13 851 600 000 (PLN 59 284 848 000). To pay it back, each citizen would have to give about $ 1,061 (PLN 4,539).

7. At the beginning of 2015 , foreign debt was around: $ 9,130,000,000 .

8. At the beginning of 2013, after paying January salaries to budgetary employees, just over $ 200 remained at the state coffers.

9. In Zimbabwe, hyperinflation is around 13 billion percent per month.

10. This country has more than $ 364 000 000 (PLN 1 557 920 000) of foreign currency reserve (0.0031% of foreign reserves of all countries of the world).


Law in Zimbabwe

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

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

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

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

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

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

7. The Zimbabwean government prohibits the broadcasting of many foreign stations such as the BBC.

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

9. In this country, the formalities related to setting up a company take 96 days.

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


Education in Zimbabwe

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

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

3. The average IQ level is 82.

4. In a country that is 13,5% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 1 763 267 people).


Work in Zimbabwe

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1. The minimum wage for mine employees is $ 227 (about PLN 2) per month (data from 2012).

2. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 5.1% .

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

4. In this country, the formalities related to setting up a company take 96 days.


Best in Zimbabwe

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1. The lowest place in the country is the Save River – 162 m a.s.l.

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

3. The highest peak is Inyangani (2,593 m a.s.l.).

4. The highest city in the country is Marondera.

5. Lowest temperature: -10,3 ° C was measured in Matopos.

6. Highest temperature: 45.6 ° C was measured in Beitbridge.


Army in Zimbabwe

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1. Position in the list of the best armies of the world:
2015 year – 94 place,
2018 > year – 80 place.

2. There are more than 30,000 professional soldiers and 22,000 reservists (2018).

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

4. Army expenditure:
2014 year – $ 95,000,000 (PLN 406,600,000),
2018 year – $ 95,000,000 (PLN 406,600,000).


Society in Zimbabwe

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1. In Zimbabwe, an average adult consumes about 5.7 liters of pure alcohol annually.

2. Most drink beer – 23%, then spirit – 7%, wine – 2%, and other alcoholic beverages – 68%.

3. In 2013, 1,787 people lost their lives as a result of traffic accidents.

4. 39% of the population suffers from malnutrition (around 5,090,000).

5. The average IQ level is 82.

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

7. On average, women give birth to 3.5 children.

8. In this country, more than 6 759 000 (2015) 6 796 314 (2018) people have access to internet (around 43% of the population).

9. About 850,000 (2015) 880,000 (2018) Facebook accounts were established.

10. The population density is 33 people / km2.

11. About 800 Poles live in this country.

12. The main religion is Christianity – 75.6% of the population.

13. The average age people living in this country is 20.35 years.

14. In this country there are about:
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 .
558 800 people (3.5%) over 65 years old.

15. In this country, around 515,000 children are born annually (3.2% of the population), and about 162,000 people die (1.0% of the population).

16. 46 people in 1000 possess firearms.

17. 35% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

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

19. The average life expectancy in this country is 46,6 years (women – 45,4 years and men – 47,5 years).


History of Zimbabwe

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1. Zimbabwe gained independence from Great Britain on April 17, 1980.


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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 Zimbabwe has national colors?

National colors: green, yellow, red, black and white.

answer: Marta


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