Zimbabwe is officially known as the Republic of Zimbabwe located in Southeast Africa. It is bordered by Zambia on the north, Botswana on the southwest, South Africa on the south, and Mozambique on the east. Harare is the capital city of Zimbabwe and Bulawayo is the largest city. The other major urban areas in Zimbabwe include Chitungwiza, Mutare, Epworth, Gweru, Kwekwe, Kadoma, Masvingo, Chinhoyi, Norton, Marondera, Ruwa, Chegutu, Zvishavane, Bindura, Beitbridge, Redcliff, Victoria Falls, Hwange, Chiredzi, Kariba, Karoi, etc.
The 16 official languages of Zimbabwe are English, Shona, Ndebele, Chewa, Chibarwe, Kalanga, Khoisan, Nambya, Ndau, Shangani, Sign language, Sotho, Tonga, Tswana, Venda, and Xhosa. Zimbabwe is well known for its unique way of celebrating its festivals like the Victoria Falls Carnival, HIFA - Harare International Festival of The Arts, Zimbabwe Fashion Week, Zimbabwe International Film Festival, Shoko Festival, etc. Many foreigners or travelers also take part in the celebration and enjoy it.
Zimbabwe’s postal service was introduced in 1888 by the British South Africa Company (BSA). Zimbabwe's territory is divided into eight provinces and two cities. It was subdivided into 59 districts and 1200 wards. At first, there was so much controversy over the places which were registered under the postal code office, but then slowly every region in Zimbabwe got its postal codes. The postal code is segregated in such a way that each of the postal codes.
Zimbabwe has been ranked as the 60th largest nation in the world and it has a total land area of around 3,90,757 km2, which comes to around a total of 1,50,872 mi2. Entire Zimbabwe was divided into eight provinces and two cities which were subdivided into 59 districts and 1200 wards. The names of the provinces in Zimbabwe are Bulawayo, Harare, Manicaland, Mashonaland Central, Mashonaland East, Mashonaland West, Masvingo, Matabeleland North, Matabeleland South, and Midlands.
Zimbabwe has a total water area of 1.23%. The major sources of water include groundwater, lakes, rainwater, rivers, snow, soil moisture springs, streams, water, waterfall, wetlands, etc. Zimbabwe has more than 90 lakes and some important lake names are Bumhururu, Lake Chivero, Lake Mutirikwe, etc. Nearly 57% of the lakes have international tourism importance in Zimbabwe. Many other lakes are small in area and contain a minimum volume of water. Most of these lakes are freshwater and very few are salt lakes.
The number of named mountains is 4,518 in Zimbabwe. The highest peak and the most prominent mountain in Zimbabwe are Mount Nyangani which is about 2,593 meters (8,507 feet). The other major mountains in Zimbabwe are Monte Binga, Rukotso, Chora, Nyangu, Himalaya, Chinyamaura, Gomo-Re-Mureza, Musapa, Manyoli, etc.
|Postcode type and position||
8 digits to the left of the locality name.
Mr. Joe John
P.O. Box AY 30
XX -- (First two digit) --->indicates the country code (ZW).
X -- (third digit) --->indicates the province.
X -- (fourth digit) --->indicates the district.
X -- (fifth digit) --->indicates the ward.
XXX-- (Last three digit) --->indicate the place of the delivery office or area.
Each administrative division maintains its postal code for mail delivery purposes. Having the correct code is essential to your mail delivery. The official name of the Zimbabwe postal service is Zimbabwe Posts (Pvt) Ltd. The Posts and Telecommunications Corporation (PTC) was formed on 01 July 1970. The new postal code system of Zimbabwe was introduced on 13 February 2000. There are 10 postal provinces numbered from north to south. The total number of post offices in Zimbabwe is more than 293.
Zimbabwe uses a eight-digit postal code system in which the first digit, the second digit, the third digit, and the last three digits have different indications which are shown below;
Mr. Joe John (addressee)
P.O. Box AY 30(street + premises + intersection)
ZW120101 HARARE (postcode + locality)