Global Sourcebook for International Data Management

                                         by Graham Rhind

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Zimbabwe

Global Sourcebook | Index | Properties

ZIMBABWE
ZIMBABWE

For supplementary information, see links to post office home pages here External, to postal code pages here External and to other personal name and addressing issues pages here External.

Table of Contents

Zimbabwe - Country information

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Local short name form

Official name

Area

Population

Capital

Currency

International telephone access code

263

ISO 3166 country codes

Car nationality plate code

ZW

Internet country code

ZW

GRC Country Code

ZIM

Zimbabwe - Number format

   1,234.45

(where . indicates the decimal separator and , the thousands separator)

Zimbabwe - Languages

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Languages map External

The official language is English External (375 490 speakers). 18 other languages are spoken. The most widespread are: Fanagolo External (300 000 speakers); Manyika External (348 350 speakers); Ndau External (391 000 speakers); Ndebele External (1 485 000 speakers); Nyanja External (251 800 speakers) and Shona External (6 225 000 speakers).

Zimbabwe - Example address format

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Addresses written in a non-native language will be written in English.

A table containing information about the relevant position of elements within address blocks can be acquired External

Zimbabwe - Post office box

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Post office box deliveries may be to P.O. Box or to Private Bag.

Zimbabwe - Postal codes

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Zimbabwe has no postal code system.

Zimbabwe - Postal code format

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Zimbabwe - Postal code specifics

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Zimbabwe - Postal code regular expression

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Zimbabwe - Postal code level of coverage

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Place names in Zimbabwe

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Refer to Exonyms in Zimbabwe for full lists of place names in Zimbabwe in other languages.

Zimbabwe - Administrative districts

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Administrative districts graphic

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Zimbabwe has 8 provinces External and 2 cities with provincial status (shown on the list below with an asterisk). They are:

    Bulawayo External *
    Harare External *
    Manicaland External
    Mashonaland Central External
    Mashonaland East External
    Mashonaland West External
    Masvingo External
    Matabeleland North External
    Matabeleland South External
    Midlands External

Telephone numbers in Zimbabwe

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Zimbabwean numbers vary in length between 5 and 10 digits when called from abroad. Mobile numbers have the codes 71, 73, 77 and 78.

Tables of telephone number information/formats can be acquired – see http://www.grcdi.nl/telephone.htm External

Properties with value Zimbabwe


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