HEAD OF STATE: H.E. Robert Gabriel Mugabe
National Day: 18th April
Capital City: Harare
Population: 11,631 657 (Male 5,634 180, Female 5,997477)
Time Zone: GMT+2
Size of Country: 390,580 Sq Km.
Location: Zimbabwe is situated in Southern Africa, bordered to the South by South Africa, to the east by Mozambique, to the north by Zambia and to the west by Botswana
Major Languages: English (official language) Shona and Ndebele (widely spoken)
Other languages: Tonga, Venda, Hwesa, Sotho, Nambya, Doma and Shangani
Climate: Temperature varies between 12 degrees centigrade in winter to 38 degrees centigrade in summer.
Major Religions: Christianity, Hindu, Muslim, and Traditional African
Currency: 1 ZW$ = 100 Cents
Major Banks: Barclays, Standard Chartered, Stanbic, Jewel Bank (CBZ), Zimbank, Kingdom Bank. For information about banks visit: www.rbz.co.zw
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