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(Salisbury)
Flag of Harare
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Coat of arms of Harare
Coat of arms
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Map of Zimbabwe showing the location of Harare.
Map of Zimbabwe showing the location of Harare.
CountryZimbabwe
ProvinceHarare
Founded as Fort Salisbury1890
Incorporated (city)1935
Renamed to Harare1982
Government
 • MayorMuchadeyi Masunda
Elevation1,490 m (4,890 ft)
Population
 (2006)
 • City1,600,000
 • Urban
2,800,111
 estimated
Time zoneUTC+2 (CAT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+1 (CEST)
Websitehttp://www.hararecity.co.zw
Dialling code 4 (or 04 from within Zimbabwe)

Harare is the capital of Zimbabwe. It is home to over 1.6 million people. It started as Salisbury in 1890, and was known by that name until April 18, 1982.

References

  1. Google Earth




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