Category Archives: Zimbabwe

Harare, Zimbabwe

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I already received this card a little while ago, but phew I have become quite lazy in updatig my blog >.< sorry about that ^^
That’s just a great card! And the first I received written and stamped from Zimbabwe! Yay! Awesome, thank you Virva ♥

Harare is the capital and most populous city of Zimbabwe. Situated in the north-east of the country in the heart of historic Mashonaland, the city has an estimated population of 1,606,000 (2009), with 2,800,000 in its metropolitan area (2006). Administratively, Harare is a metropolitan province, which also incorporates Chitungwiza town and Epworth. It is situated at an elevation of 1,483 metres (4,865 feet) and its climate falls into the subtropical highland category.

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The capital Harare was formerly called Salisbury in 1890 in honor of the British Prime Minister Lord Salisbury.

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Chimanimani, Zimbabwe

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A nice card I received from Maiju! Thank you so much! My first card from Zimbabwe!

Zimbabwe, officially the Republic of Zimbabwe, is a landlocked country located in southern Africa, between the Zambezi and Limpopo rivers. It is bordered by South Africa to the south, Botswana to the southwest, Zambia to the northwest and Mozambique to the east. The capital and largest city is Harare.

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Zimbabwe was formerly known as Southern Rhodesia, Rhodesia and Zimbabwe Rhodesia. Present name Zimbabwe was derived from the 11th century city, The Great Zimbabwe. The name Zimbabwe has been derived from “Dzimba dza mabwe”, which means “great houses of stone”, in the Shona language.

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