Zimbabwe

At a glance

  • Capital

    Harare

  • Currency

    Zimbabwean dollar (Z$, ZWL)

  • Official Languages

    Chewa, Chibarwe, English,Kalanga, Koisan (presumably Tsoa), Nambya, Ndau, Ndebele, Shangani, Shona, Sign Language, Sotho, Tonga, Tswana, Venda and Xhosa (official languages)

  • Population Size

    15,121,004 (2022)

  • Ease of doing business

    Moderate

  • VAT

    14,5%

About

Known for its stunning landscape and thriving wildlife, Zimbabwe is a landlocked country in Southern Africa. The country is home to five UNESCO World heritage sites. The Victoria Falls, an impressive waterfall shared by Zimbabwe and Zambia, is one of the seven natural wonders of the world. Agriculture makes up about 15% of the country’s GDP and more than one-half of the total labour force is engaged in agricultural activities. Zimbabwe has a diverse population and is home to a large number of tribes. As a result, the country has 16 official languages.