Country information

  • Landlocked/Coastal: Landlocked
  • Country area: 390,580 km²
  • Pop: 12,084,304
  • Religions: Syncretic, Christian and Indigenous beliefs
  • GDP/ World Rank Dollars: $4.644 billion (158)
  • HDI/ World Rank Index: 0.140 (169)
  • Main Languages: English, Shona, South and North Ndelbele
  • Largest three cities: Harare, Bulawayo, Chitungwiza
  • Capital: Harare
  • Type of government: Presidential republic / multi-party democracy
  • Economic Structure: Exports: $3.44 billion (2010 est.IMF) - cotton, tobacco, gold, ferroalloys, textiles/clothing imports: $2.059 (2005 est) - machinery and transport equipment, other manufactures, chemicals, fuels
  • Name of president, PM, Ruler: President Robert Mugabe and Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai
  • Date of next election: N/A
  • HIV/AIDS prevalence: 14.3% (2009 est)
  • Literacy rates: 90.70%
  • Corruption perceptions index 2010: 2.4
  • 2011 Doing Business Rank: 157
  • Life expectancy: 49.64
  • Percentage below poverty line: 80% (July 2008 est)

This page will be updated as the project progresses and we learn more about the social and environmental enterprise sectors in Zimbabwe

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