Zimbabwe | Facts & Information

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff
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Facts & Figures

  • President: Robert Mugabe (1980)

    Land area: 149,293 sq mi (386,669 sq km); total area: 150,804 sq mi (390,580 sq km)

    Population (2014 est.): 13,771,721 (growth rate: 4.36%); birth rate: 32.47/1000; infant mortality rate: 26.55/1000; life expectancy: 55.68; density per sq mi: 57

    Capital and largest city (2011 est.): Harare, 1.542 million

    Other large cities: Bulawayo, 653,337; Chitungwiza, 356,840

    Monetary unit: Zimbabwean dollar

    Republic of Zimbabwe

    Current government officials