Zimbabwe flag information
Description flag of Zimbabwe
seven equal horizontal bands of green yellow red black, red yellow and green with a white isosceles triangle edged in black with its base on the hoist side; a yellow Zimbabwe bird representing the long history of the country is superimposed on a red five-pointed star in the center of the triangle, which symbolizes peace; green symbolizes agriculture, yellow - mineral wealth, red - blood shed to achieve independence, and black stands for the native people
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Official country name
Republic of Zimbabwe
Southern Rhodesia, Rhodesia
Zimbabwean(s) (noun) 0 (adjective)
English (official), Shona, Sindebele (the language of the Ndebele, sometimes called Ndebele), numerous but minor tribal dialects
11,350,111 ranked 75, (data 2008)
the Zambezi forms a natural riverine boundary with Zambia; in full flood (February-April) the massive Victoria Falls on the river forms the world's largest curtain of falling water . The lowest point is junction of the Runde and Save rivers 162 m.
3,066km, Botswana 813 km, Mozambique 1,231 km, South Africa 225 km, Zambia 797 km .
8 provinces and 2 cities* with provincial status; Bulawayo*, Harare*, Manicaland, Mashonaland Central, Mashonaland East, Mashonaland West, Masvingo, Matabeleland North, Matabeleland South, Midlands
18 April 1980 (from UK)