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Major cities and airports in Zimbabwe
- Harare – Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport
- Bulawayo – Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport
- Victoria Falls – Victoria Falls Airport
- Mutare – Mutare Airport
- Gweru – Gweru-Thornhill Air Base
Time and Communication
Zimbabwe operates on Central Africa Time throughout the year, with no daylight saving time. The country’s primary mobile network providers are Econet, NetOne, and Telecel. Coverage and call quality are generally good in populated areas but can be inconsistent in remote locations.
Money and shopping
Zimbabwe uses the Zimbabwean dollar (ZWL) as its official currency. The exchange rate is approximately 361 ZWL to 1 USD as of 2023. Foreign currency, especially US dollars, may be accepted at major establishments. Card payments are widely accepted in cities, but cash is often preferred in rural areas. Currency exchange offices typically operate from 8 am to 5 pm.
Transportation options in Zimbabwe include minibuses, taxis, and car rentals in urban areas. For long-distance travel, coach buses and domestic flights are available. Walking and cycling are common in rural areas.
- Victoria Falls: One of the world’s most spectacular waterfalls, also known as “The Smoke that Thunders.”
- Great Zimbabwe National Monument: A UNESCO World Heritage site, this ancient city is the largest stone structure south of the Sahara.
- Hwange National Park: The largest game reserve in Zimbabwe, it’s home to a variety of wildlife including elephants, lions, and African wild dogs.
- Matobo National Park: Known for its balancing rock formations and ancient San rock art, it’s also a sanctuary for black and white rhinoceroses.
- Harare’s National Gallery: This gallery showcases contemporary and traditional Zimbabwean art, as well as important African artworks.