Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe is located in Southern Africa, between South Africa and Zambia.  

Population (2014 est) – 13,771,721
Area – 242,800mi
Capital – Harare

Ethnic Background 

  • African - 98% (Shona 82%, Ndebele 14%, other 2%) 
  • Mixed and Asian - 1% 
  • White - less than 1%

Exports - platinum, cotton, tobacco, gold, ferroalloys, textiles/clothing
Imports - machinery and transport equipment, other manufactures, chemicals, fuels, food products

Life Expectancy (2014 est) – M 55, F 56
Infant Mortality (2014 est) - 26.55 deaths/1,000 live births

Adult Illiteracy Rate – 16.4%