Consulate General of Zimbabwe in Hong Kong

Brief Country/ Company Highlight:

  Zimbabwe, is a landlocked country in Southern Africa, between the Zambezi and Limpopo rivers, bordered by South Africa to the south, Botswana to the southwest, Zambia to the north, and Mozambique to the east. Zimbabwe has a rich cultural heritage, which spans many millennia which it prides in, which has seen it name the country after one of its United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) conferred World Heritage site, the Great Zimbabwe. The name “Zimbabwe” stems from a Shona term for Great Zimbabwe, a medieval city (Masvingo) in the country’s south-east.
  Zimbabwe is home to a treasure trove of UNESCO World Heritage sites that exhibit the rich cultural identity and breathtaking natural wonders of the nation. In recognition of its contribution to the cultural landscape, Zimbabwe prides of 5 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, 3 of them being cultural and the other 2 being natural, and these are the Victoria Falls, Great Zimbabwe, Matobo Hills, Mana Pools, Khami Monuments.
  Zimbabwe has produced so many outstanding world renowned artists, which include stone sculptors, wood carvers, landscape and wildlife painters, photographers, singers and dancers. The Arts and Culture industry in Zimbabwe contributes millions of United States dollars to the fiscus from trade of arts, crafts and culture related goods.

Photos of Landmarks, Art, Culture & Famous Brands/ Products:

A traditional dance group entertaining guests at the Boma in Victoria Falls.
The Majestic Victoria Falls, passionately known as Mosi-Oa-Tunya, “The smoke that Thunders”, spanning over 2 km of breath-taking views, is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and is also one of the Seven natural wonders of the World.
One of the icons from Zimbabwe, the late Dr Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi, who won a number of international accolades for his outstanding performances and contributions to the Arts and Music industry.
The Great Zimbabwe, the site which the country derives its name from, was founded in the 19th Century, and is an UNESCO World Heritage site. It is the second largest dry-stone wall, after the Pyramids of Egypt, and attracts an estimated 200 000 visitors per year at its peak times.


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