INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT ZIMBABWE

Zimbabwe is a landlocked country located in Southern Africa, between the Zambezi and Limpopo rivers. The country is rich in natural views and fascinating landscape.

The majestic Victoria falls is in Zimbabwe. Locally known as the ‘Smoke that Thunders’ –Mosi-oa-Tunya, it is the largest sheet of falling water in the world. The stunning waterfall is an unforgettable wonder to behold.

The Great Zimbabwe Ruins are an impressive set of stone complexes built between the 13th and 15th century when the ancient Kingdom of the Monomotapa existed in all its glory. A unique artistic achievement, this medieval great city has struck the imagination of African and European travellers since the Middle ages, as evidenced by the persistent legends which attribute to it a biblical origin.

 

Zimbabwe has an enchanting magic. Most people who visit are compelled to return. From the famous explorer David Livingstone to the modern day tourists, the call to come back to this beautiful land is still irresistible.

The capital of Zimbabwe is Harare and the second largest city is Bulawayo. Harare is known as the Sunshine city because of its clean streets and beautiful Jacaranda’s while Bulawayo is known as the City of King as it was home to Lobengula, the last of the Matebele kings.

Zimbabwe is home to many ethnic tribes yet one thing is synonymous with Zimbabweans. They are a very friendly people. Warm hospitality is second nature to Zimbabweans