The word Zimbabwe means “big house of stone” in Shona (Zimba Ramabwe). The country was formerly named Southern Rhodesia from Cecil Rhodes (1853-1902), English-born businessman, politician and imperialist. Zimbabwe covers an area of 390 245km2 with a population of 12 million Africans and 120 000 Europeans. The country is mostly on a plateau averaging 1200m elevation. The low river valleys get an annual rainfall of 400-600mm, the plateau gets 750-1000mm and the eastern highlands 1500-2000mm.
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Victoria Falls | Hwange NP | Mana Pools NP | Matusadona NP
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