!!!Zimbabwe: Geography
||Location|Southern Africa, between South Africa and Zambia
||Geographic Coordinates|20 00 S, 30 00 E[{GoogleMap location='-20.0,30.0' zoom='4'}]
||Area |''total: ''390,757 sq km\\''land: ''386,847 sq km\\''water: ''3,910 sq km\\[[__''Verified in 8 databases''__]
||Land boundaries|''total: ''3,066 km\\''border countries: ''Botswana 813 km, Mozambique 1,231 km, South Africa 225 km, Zambia 797 km
||Coastline|0 km (landlocked)
||Elevation Extremes|''lowest point: ''junction of the Runde and Save Rivers 162 m\\''highest point: ''Inyangani 2,592 m
||Highest Mountains|__Due to difference in mountain rankings taken from two data sources we are listing here both lists :__\\ According to [Wolfram|http://www.wolframalpha.com]: Mount Nyangani 2592 m; Monte Binga 2440 m\\According to [Geonames|http://www.geonames.org]: 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|mailto:office@global-geography.org] \\[Important Mountains|Geography/Africa/Zimbabwe/Geography/Important_Mountains]
||Terrain|mostly high plateau with higher central plateau (high veld); mountains in east
||Natural Hazards|recurring droughts; floods and severe storms are rare
||Natural Resource|coal, chromium ore, asbestos, gold, nickel, copper, iron ore, vanadium, lithium, tin, platinum group metals
||Land Use|''arable land: ''10.49%\\''permanent crops: ''0.31%\\''other: ''89.2% (2011)
||Climate|tropical; moderated by altitude; rainy season (November to March)
||Irrigated Land|1,735 sq km (2003)
||Renewable Water Resources|20 cu km (2011)
||Environment_CurrentIssues|deforestation; 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 agreements|''party to: ''Biodiversity, Climate Change, Desertification, Endangered Species, Law of the Sea, Ozone Layer Protection\\''signed, but not ratified: ''none of the selected agreements
||Large Cities|Harare; Bulawayo; Chitungwiza; Mutare; Gweru\\ __[[Verified]__\\[Important Cities|Geography/Africa/Zimbabwe/Geography/Important_Cities]
||Geography-note|landlocked; 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)