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Zimbabwe profile - Facts

  • 3 December 2014
  • From the section Africa
Zimbabwean mother and child
Zimbabwe's population stands at around 13 million
  • Full name: Republic of Zimbabwe
  • Population: 13 million (UN, 2012)
  • Capital: Harare
  • Area: 390,759 sq km (150,873 sq miles)
  • Major language: English (official), Shona, Sindebele
  • Major religions: Christianity, indigenous beliefs
  • Life expectancy: 54 years (men), 53 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 Zimbabwe dollar = 100 cents
  • Main exports: Tobacco, cotton, agricultural products, gold, minerals
  • GNI per capita: $820 (World Bank, 2013)
  • Internet domain: .zw
  • International dialling code: +263