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Official name: Republic of Zimbabwe.
Population: 14 million.
Situation: Southern Africa.
Time zone: GMT + 2.
Area: 391,090 square kilometres / 150,961 square miles.
Borders with: Botswana, Mozambique, Malawi, South Africa.
Major Towns: Bulawayo, Gweru.
Chief Port: None. Served through Beira (Mozambique) when this route has been open.
Religion: Christianity and local beliefs.
Rest Day: Sunday.
Electricity: 220 or 240 Volts AC, 50 Hz.
Physical: The Limpopo River to the south forms the border with South Africa; in the north west the Zambezi River, including the Victoria Falls, forms the border with Zambia. A range of mountains and highlands with Mt Inyangani at 2,592 meters / 8504 feet forms the eastern border. There is a high central plateau between the Limpopo and the Zambezi.