Capital City: Harare

Area of Country: 390757 km²

Currency: Zimbabwe Dollar ( ZWD) Z$ 1 = 100 cents

Website: Visit Website

Head of State: H.E President Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa

Independence Day: 18 Apr 1980

Official Languages: English, Shona, Ndebele

Natural Resources: Asbestos, Gold, Copper, Nickel, Tobacco, Platinum, Chrome

Zimbabwe is a founder Member State of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), having been one of the nine countries that formed the Southern African Development Coordination Conference (SADCC) in Lusaka, Zambia, in April 1980.  SADCC transformed into SADC in 1992 with the signing of the SADC Treaty in Windhoek, Namibia. 

Zimbabwe lies Southern Africa, between the Limpopo and Zambezi rivers. The land-locked country is bounded by Mozambique to the east, Zambia to the north, South Africa to the south, and to the west by Botswana. The official and business language is English, with Shona and Ndebele also widely spoken. Formerly Southern Rhodesia, Zimbabwe attained independence from Britain in 1980. Elections are held every five years and the President is the Head of State.

Statistical Indicators

Please refer to the latest SADC Statistics Yearbook