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    Zimbabwe Geography - 1990

      Total area: 390,580 km2
      land area: 386,670 km2

      Comparative area: slightly larger than Montana

      Land boundaries: 3,066 km total; Botswana 813 km, Mozambique 1,231 km, South Africa 225 km, Zambia 797 km

      Coastline: none--landlocked

      Maritime claims: none--landlocked

      Disputes: quadripoint with Botswana, Namibia, and Zambia is in disagreement

      Climate: tropical; moderated by altitude; rainy season (November to March)

      Terrain: mostly high plateau with higher central plateau (high veld); mountains in east

      Natural resources: coal, chromium ore, asbestos, gold, nickel, copper, iron ore, vanadium, lithium, tin

      Land use: 7% arable land; NEGL% permanent crops; 12% meadows and pastures; 62% forest and woodland; 19% other; includes NEGL% irrigated

      Environment: recurring droughts; floods and severe storms are rare; deforestation; soil erosion; air and water pollution; desertification

      Note: landlocked

      NOTE: The information regarding Zimbabwe on this page is re-published from the 1990 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Zimbabwe Geography 1990 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Zimbabwe Geography 1990 should be addressed to the CIA.

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