ZIMBABWE (Syllabus: GS Paper 2 – IR)

News-CRUX-10     17th May 2024        
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Context: The 3rd session of the India-Zimbabwe Joint Trade Committee recently convened in New Delhi.


  • Location: It is situated in Central Southern Africa, nestled between the Limpopo and the Zambezi rivers.
  • Capital: Harare
  • Bordering countries: Being landlocked, Zimbabwe is bordered by Zambia, Mozambique, South Africa, Namibia, and Botswana.
  • Mountain: Mount Nyangani, towering at 2,592 meters, marks the highest point in Zimbabwe, tracing its eastern border with Mozambique.
  • River: Save river, and Zambezi River

o The Zambezi is the fourth-longest river in Africa, the longest east-flowing river in Africa, and the largest flowing into the Indian Ocean from Africa.

  • Water Bodies: Lake Kariba

o Victoria Falls is part of the mighty Zambezi River, which forms the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia.

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