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Where is Zimbabwe



The Republic of Zimbabwe is located in Southern Africa. It is a wholly landlocked country. South Africa borders the country to the south, Zambia bounds it to the northwest, Botswana edges it to the southwest and Mozambique borders it to the east. Zimbabwe covers a total area of 150,871 sq miles.


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If Where is Zimbabwe is the question that has been bothering you, you should use a location map of Zimbabwe to clear your doubts. This map helps in clearly identifying the country on the world map.
Where is Zimbabwe?
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:
  • Mozambique - 1,231 km
  • Botswana - 813 km
  • Zambia - 797 km
  • South Africa - 225 km

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:
  1. Botswana
  2. Mozambique
  3. South Africa
  4. Zambia
Last Updated : February 13, 2013