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(Salisbury)
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Map of Zimbabwe showing the location of Harare.
Map of Zimbabwe showing the location of Harare.
Country Zimbabwe
Province Harare
Founded as Fort Salisbury 1890
Incorporated (city) 1935
Renamed to Harare 1982
Government
 • Mayor Muchadeyi Masunda
Elevation 1,490 m (4,890 ft)
Population
 (2006)
 • City 1,600,000
 • Urban
2,800,111

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