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Capital:
Harare
Government:
Unitary Dominant-Party Presidential Republic
Current Head of Government:
Emmerson Mnangagwa
Economy:
  • Mineral exports, agriculture, and tourism drive the economy.
  • The mining sector remains very lucrative, with some of the world’s largest platinum reserves
Population:
14,546,314 (2020) (73rd)
Land Size:
390,759 sq km (150,873 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
  • Shona
  • Ndebele
  • Mixed and Asian: 1%
  • White: < 1%
Religions:
  • Syncretic (part Christianity, part indigenous beliefs): 50%
  • Christianity: 25%
  • Indigenous African Religions: 24%
  • Islam and other: 1%
Languages(s):
  • English (official)
  • Shona
  • Sindebele
  • Tonga
  • Venda