Where is Zimbabwe?

Zimbabwe is located in the Southern Africa region at latitude -19.015438 and longitude 29.154857 and is part of the African continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 19° 0' 55.58'' S
  • 29° 9' 17.49'' E

You can see the location of Zimbabwe on the world map below:

Zimbabwe location on the map pointed out by a pin.

Zimbabwe Neighboring Countries

The neighboring countries of Zimbabwe (ZW) are:

  1. Botswana (BW)
  2. Mozambique (MZ)
  3. South Africa (ZA)
  4. Zambia (ZM)

Zimbabwe is a landlocked country, which means it does not have direct access to the open ocean.

Zimbabwe Related Content

Zimbabwe Key Facts

CoordinatesLatitude: -19.015438
Longitude: 29.154857
Country CodesAlpha 2: ZW
Alpha 3: ZWE
Country Flag Emoji🇿🇼
Int. Phone Prefix+263
Capital cityHarare
Southern Africa
Country Area390,757 sq km
Population 202115,092,171
World Rank: 73
Median Age18.1
Life expectancy59.3
Major languagesShona (official; most widely spoken), Ndebele (official, second most widely spoken), English (official; traditionally used for official business), 13 minority languages (official; includes Chewa, Chibarwe, Kalanga, Koisan, Nambya, Ndau, Shangani, sign language, Sotho, Tonga, Tswana, Venda, and Xhosa)
UTC/GMT TimeNumber of time zones: 1
  • UTC+02:00
Internet TLD.zw
Biggest AirportHarare International Airport (HRE)
Average temperature21.00 °C
69.80 °F
Administrative Divisions10 provinces
Political systemPresidential representative democratic republic

Zimbabwe Economy Facts

World Bank Income GroupLower middle income
World Bank RegionSub-Saharan Africa
CurrencyUS Dollar (ZWD)
GDP in 2020$18.1 (billions of USD)
World Rank: 115
GDP per capita in 2020$1,215
World Rank: 163
Major Industries / Economic SectorsAgriculture, manufacturing, energy, services
Top 5 Import CountriesSouth Africa, China, Democratic Republic of the Congo, India, United Arab Emirates
Top 5 Export CountriesSouth Africa, China, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mozambique, Botswana

Biggest Cities in Zimbabwe

Here are the largest cities in Zimbabwe based on 2021 data:

City Population
Harare 2,150,000
Bulawayo 653,337
Chitungwiza 340,360
Mutare 188,243
Gweru 141,260
Kwekwe 93,072
Kadoma 79,174
Masvingo 72,527
Chinhoyi 56,794
Marondera 52,283

Map of Zimbabwe with the Largest Cities

Other Countries in the Southern Africa Region