Estimate population 14,500,700 - Capital City Harare
The Republic of Zimbabwe is bounded on the north by the Zambezi River and Zambia. On the south by the Limpopo River and South Africa. The Inyanga Mountains, Zimbabwe's highest, form the eastern boundary with Mozambique. To the west lies Botswana. The total area is about 390,759 square kilometres (150,873 square miles). The capital was formerly known as Salisbury. Tourist attractions include the Victoria Falls, where the Zambezi River plunges down. Hwange National Park is an elephant sanctuary and Lake Kariba is used for fishing and wildlife observations like the hippopotamus and elephant. English is the official language but Bantu languages are wide spread.
Facts About Zimbabwe
Official Name, Republic of Zimbabwe. Area, 390,759 square kilometres (150,873 square miles). Major Language, English (official). Highest Peak, Inyangani, 2,592 metres (8,503 feet). Major Rivers, Zambezi, Limpopo, Sabi. Major Cities, Harare, Bulawayo, Chitungwiza. Monetary Unit, 1 Zimbabwe dollar = 100 cents.