Zimbabwe REPUBLIC OF ZIMBABWE

International Treaties
ARIPO
Berne Convention
Paris Convention
PCT
WIPO
WTO

Problems
AIDS
Crime, corruption
Humen rights abuses
International sanctions
Landlocked country (no coastline)
Land Redistribution
Media censorship
Poverty
Violence
Unemployment

Currency
Zimbabwe Dollar

Dialing Code
263

Internet Domain
.zw

Zimbabwe
EDUCATION & EMPLOYMENT

Education
Primary, Seconday Schools & Universities
90% Adult literacy

Employment Majority
Agriculture, Services, Wholesale, Retail

INDUSTRY & TRADE

Main Exports
Cotton, tobacco, gold, ferroalloys, textiles / clothing

Main Imports
Machinery and transport equipment, other manufactures, chemicals, fuels

Main Industries
Mining, wood products, cement, chemicals, fertilizer, clothing and footwear, foodstuffs, beverages

CULTURE

Languages
English, Shona, Sindebele

Population
12 million (2009 estimate)

Religion
Mostly Christian

GEOGRAPHICS & CLIMATE

Capital
Harare

Climate
Tropical

Neighbouring Countries
South Africa, Botswana, Zambia, Namibia, Mozambique

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