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Zimbabwe: Geography#

LocationSouthern Africa, between South Africa and Zambia
Geographic Coordinates20 00 S, 30 00 E -20.0,30.0
Area total: 390,757 sq km
land: 386,847 sq km
water: 3,910 sq km
[Verified in 8 databases]
Land boundariestotal: 3,066 km
border countries: Botswana 813 km, Mozambique 1,231 km, South Africa 225 km, Zambia 797 km
Coastline0 km (landlocked)
Elevation Extremeslowest point: junction of the Runde and Save Rivers 162 m
highest point: Inyangani 2,592 m
Highest MountainsDue to difference in mountain rankings taken from two data sources we are listing here both lists :
According to Wolfram: Mount Nyangani 2592 m; Monte Binga 2440 m
According to Geonames: Inyangani 2991 m; Rukotso 2404 m; Nyangui 2227 m; Manyoli 2161 m; Nyamakanga 2037 m

Attempted Explanation: Please help us to try to explain the discrepancies by sending us helpful information to office@global-geography.org
Important Mountains
Terrainmostly high plateau with higher central plateau (high veld); mountains in east
Natural Hazardsrecurring droughts; floods and severe storms are rare
Natural Resourcecoal, chromium ore, asbestos, gold, nickel, copper, iron ore, vanadium, lithium, tin, platinum group metals
Land Usearable land: 10.49%
permanent crops: 0.31%
other: 89.2% (2011)
Climatetropical; moderated by altitude; rainy season (November to March)
Irrigated Land1,735 sq km (2003)
Renewable Water Resources20 cu km (2011)
Environment_CurrentIssuesdeforestation; soil erosion; land degradation; air and water pollution; the black rhinoceros herd - once the largest concentration of the species in the world - has been significantly reduced by poaching; poor mining practices have led to toxic waste and heavy metal pollution
Environment - international agreementsparty to: Biodiversity, Climate Change, Desertification, Endangered Species, Law of the Sea, Ozone Layer Protection
signed, but not ratified: none of the selected agreements
Large CitiesHarare; Bulawayo; Chitungwiza; Mutare; Gweru
Important Cities
Geography-notelandlocked; 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; Lake Kariba on the Zambia-Zimbabwe border forms the world's largest reservoir by volume (180 cu km; 43 cu mi)