Size: 390,580 square kilometers (slightly larger than Montana)
Population: 12.65 million
Life expectancy at birth:
|Total Population: 37.78 years|
|Male: 39.18 years|
|Female: 36.34 years||
is the Shona
'house of rock'.
|Tropical to sub-tropical;|
|Temperatures vary with altitude (lows in 40ís & 50ís Fahrenheit in
winter in Harare)|
|November-March rainy season (except in eastern highlands).|
|Syncretist (indigenous beliefs mixed with Christian beliefs): 50%|
|Indigenous beliefs: 24%|
|Muslim and other: 1%|
|Greenwich Mean Time plus 2 hours|
- Tobacco, gold, ferro-alloys, nickel, cotton, maize, sugar, coffee,
asbestos, copper, iron and steel, textiles and clothing, meat.
Machinery and transport equipment, petroleum products, chemicals,
Mining, metals (mainly ferrochrome and steel) and metal products, textiles
and clothing, chemicals, food processing, beverages and tobacco.
Maize, millet, sweet potatoes, bananas, coffee, cotton, tea.
Last Updated: August 7, 2001