Virtual guide to Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe is located in Southern Africa, between South Africa and Zambia whose major urban areas are in cities Harare and Bulawayo.
Where Is Zimbabwe In Africa
Zimbabwe borders four African countries; Botswana, Mozambique, South Africa and Zambia. Natural resources are coal, chromium ore, asbestos, gold, nickel, copper, iron ore, vanadium, lithium, tin, platinum group metals
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Zimbabwe is landlocked; the Zambezi river forms a natural riverine boundary with Zambia and Victoria Falls on the river forms the world's largest curtain of falling water; Lake Kariba on the Zambia - Zimbabwe border forms the world's largest reservoir by volume. Zimbabwe is slightly larger than the US State of Montana.
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Zimbabwe is a landlocked African country located in Southern Africa, between South Africa and Zambia and is slightly larger than the US State of Montana.
Languages spoken in Zimbabwe are English which is the official language, Shona, Sindebele (Ndebele) and, numerous tribal dialects.
Shona is a Bantu language, native to the Shona people of Zimbabwe and southern Zambia. Shona is spoken by over 10 million people. Shona has many dialects the major ones are Karanga, Manyika, and Zezuru.
The actual pronunciation of the characters in the Shona language depends upon the dialect. Shona has a highly established written language however; it is not the general medium of instruction beyond primary school. English is used as a lingua franca in the countries in which Shona is spoken.
Zimbabwe Shona Language Phrases
Welcome - Mauya
Thank you - Waita zvako
I love you - Ndinokuda
Chokwadiǃ - Is that right?
Yaa - Yes
Ee Yebo - Hello
Zimbabwe Flag Description
Seven equal horizontal bands of green, yellow, red, black, red, yellow, and green with a white isosceles triangle edged in black with its base on the hoist side; a yellow Zimbabwe bird representing the long history of the country is superimposed on a red five-pointed star in the center of the triangle, which symbolizes peace; green represents agriculture, yellow mineral wealth, red the blood shed to achieve independence, and black stands for the native people.