Zimbabwe is a country located in Eastern Africa. There are 4 countries (Botswana, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia) that Zimbabwe shares its borders with. As for languages, the country’s residents speak English, Shona and North Ndebele.
The national currency in Zimbabwe is Zimbabwean dollar (ZWL). The dollar (Z$) is subdivided into 100 cent.
With today’s currency rate, 1 EUR is worth 345.69 ZWL and 1 USD is worth 322 ZWL.
1 cents5 cents10 cents25 cents50 centsZ$1Z$2
Check with your bank before your trip to find out if there are any fees for using your card abroad. Some banks do not charge fees when you use a foreign ATM or pay in foreign currency, but others may charge a fixed cost for each transaction or allow a limited number of free withdrawals. The travel card provided by Wise.com, Revolut or Monose might be an excellent option to cut down on transaction fees.
Ookla® Speedtest The average fixed internet speed in Zimbabwe is 21.79 Mbps and mobile is 19.53 Mbs.The global average is 150.61 Mbps and 97.08 Mbps respectively.
ATM Density It may be difficult to locate an ATM in Zimbabwe.6.16 ATMs per 100,000 people.The global average is 41.24.
SIM Registration In order to purchase a SIM card in Zimbabwe, a passport or ID is required as identification.
There are 2 socket types used in Zimbabwe. Type D is not very common around the world, so it might be a good idea to check if your electronics need an adapter.
The sockets’ shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).
In the year 2023, Zimbabwe will celebrate 13 national public holidays. The next one Robert Mugabe National Youth Day will take place on February 21.
|January 1, 2023||New Year’s DayNew Year’s Day|
|February 21, 2023||Robert Mugabe National Youth DayRobert Mugabe National Youth Day|
|April 7, 2023Moving holiday||Good FridayGood Friday|
|April 8, 2023Moving holiday||Easter SaturdayEaster Saturday|
|April 10, 2023Moving holiday||Easter MondayEaster Monday|
|April 18, 2023||Independence DayIndependence Day|
|May 1, 2023||Worker’s DayWorker’s Day|
|May 25, 2023||Africa DayAfrica Day|
|August 8, 2023Moving holiday||Defence Forces DayDefence Forces Day|
|August 14, 2023Moving holiday||Heroes’ DayHeroes’ Day|
|December 22, 2023||Unity DayUnity Day|
|December 25, 2023||Christmas DayChristmas Day|
|December 26, 2023||St. Stephen’s DayBoxing Day|
What hotel chains are present in Zimbabwe?
There are no Mariott hotels in Zimbabwe.
There are no Hilton hotels in Zimbabwe.
The IHG hotel chain operates in Zimbabwe.
What fast food chains are present in Zimbabwe?
The McDonald’s chain does not operate in Zimbabwe.
The KFC chain does not operate in Zimbabwe.
The Burger King chain does not operate in Zimbabwe.
What is the weather like in Harare?
Weather data for Harare (capital city) by Open-Meteo.com
Railways There are no passenger trains available.
Subway Systems There is no subway system in any city.
Taxi Apps Unfortunately neither Uber nor Bolt are available in Zimbabwe.
Emergency phones in Zimbabwe
Smoking & Alcohol
Smoking ban No known rules against smoking, or no information is available.
Cananbis legality Recreational usage is prohibited, but medical use is legal.