Interesting information regarding Zimbabwe.

The Republic of Zimbabwe has a stunning landscape full of natural wonders in the African region. Sadly, its political and economic instability has always come out on top. It was able to uplift itself
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    Zimbabwe was home to numerous kingdoms and rulers before it changed its name to Southern Rhodesia in 1980. Before the British occupation, it did not have a single, distinct history. Cecil John Rhodes, a mining entrepreneur, and his British South Africa Company arrived in the 1800s. He was able to defeat the area's kings and tribal chieftains with the assistance of British troops. He gave it the name Rhodesia and declared it a British colony. The colony was governed by the British South Africa Company until Rhodes' death in 1902. The name was changed to Southern Rhodesia in 1923, when it became a British colony with its own government. The name was changed to Republic of Zimbabwe following the locals' victory over the British in their struggle for independence in April 1980. The name means "a great house of stone" in an indigenous local language.
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    Victoria Falls, one of the world's seven natural wonders, can be found in Zimbabwe, an African nation. Mother Nature was very kind to this country. She showed Zimbabweans Victoria Falls, which is breathtaking. Although it is not the widest or tallest, its combined width and height are enormous. One of the world's largest waterfalls, it is twice as tall as Niagara Falls. Zimbabwe was named one of the "Seven Natural Wonders in the World" due to its breathtaking beauty. The fact that the people of Zimbabwe refer to it as "The Smoke That Thunders" is an interesting fact because the sound of the falling water can still be heard 40 kilometers away.
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    Lake Kariba is the largest man-made lake and reservoir in the world. It is located between Zimbabwe and Zambia and has a length of 220 kilometers and a width of 40 kilometers at its widest point. The deepest point is 318 feet. Andre Coyne, a French engineer, created it. From 1958 to 1963, they filled the artificial lake with water following the completion of the Kariba Dam. A fun fact about Zimbabwe is that filling a million tons of water caused 20 earthquakes with a magnitude greater than 5 on the Richter scale.
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    With a total area of 150,804 square miles, Zimbabwe is one of the landlocked countries in Africa. It is bordered on all sides by other countries, making it landlocked. Mozambique is on the east, Botswana is on the west, Zambia is in the north, and South Africa is in the south. Oceans are the only way to get to any part of the country.
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    Zimbabwe is regarded as one of Africa's most educated nations. In 2015, the UNESCO Institute of Statistics reported that the country had a high literacy rate of 87 percent, ranking it ninth in Africa. According to the World Economic Forum's 2016 Global Information Technology Report, the nation's math and science education quality is quite high. After gaining independence in 1980, former President Mugabe made one of the best investments of his life: making it easy for his people to get a good education.
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