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Zimbabwe
(5,488 words)

The Republic of Zimbabwe

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

17,680,000

Area

390,000 sq. km (150,000 sq. mi)

Population density

45/sq. km (120/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

2.30% (per 1,000: births 29, deaths 7)

Under 15 years

40%

Urban dwellers

32% (2.41% p.a.)

Largest cities

Harare 1,530,000; Bulawayo 638,000; Chitungwiza 386,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

52% Shona, 13% Ndebele, 7% Manyika, 5…

Cite this page
“Zimbabwe”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 29 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02ZWE>
First published online: 2020



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