The Republic of Zimbabwe is situated in Southern Africa. It is an entirely landlocked country. South Africa bounds the country to the south, Zambia edges it to the northwest, Botswana borders it to the southwest and Mozambique edges it to the east. The country covers a total area of 150,871 sq miles.
This landlocked republic in the southern part of African continent is situated between the Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn. The country spans a huge and elevated inland terrain that goes down to the north towards the Zambezi basin. This is the area where Zambia shares the boundary with Zimbabwe. The country also declines in the same way in the south towards the Limpopo basin and the frontier with South Africa. Given below are the names of the countries sharing boundaries with Zimbabwe and the length of those boundaries:
The country joins Namibia at its westernmost tip. The total border length of the country is 3,066 km.
It is the 59th biggest country in the world in spite of the fact that it has a below average area in terms of Africa. Zimbabwe is bigger than Montana or Japan but smaller than Paraguay. The country covers a total area of 390,580 sq km, of which 3,910 sq km is made up of man-made and natural water bodies.
The country of Zimbabwe is in the Africa continent and the latitude and longitude for the country are 18.8640° S, 30.3339° E.
The neighboring countries of Zimbabwe are:
- South Africa
|Facts About Zimbabwe|
|Capital and largest city||Harare|
|Area||390,757 km2 (150,871 sq mi)|
|Population||12,973,808 (2012 estimate)|
|Lat Long||17.8333° S, 31.0500° E|
|Official Language||Shona, English, Ndebele|
|Time Zone||Central Africa Time (UTC+2)|
|Airport||Total -21 Airports, 3- Airports Scheduled Service|
|Neighbour Countries||South Africa, Botswana, Zambia, Mozambique|
|Currencies||United States Dollar, Euro, Botswana pula, Pound sterling, South African rand|
Last Updated : July 30, 2015