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Gwanda Destination Guide

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Gwanda in the region of Matabeleland South with it's 14,450 inhabitants is a town in Zimbabwe - some 253 mi (or 407 km) South-West of Harare, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Gwanda is now 01:30 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Harare" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Mutare, Masvingo, Harare, Gweru, Bulawayo or Polokwane. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Sablevale, Gwanda, Antenior and Koodoovale. We encountered some video in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Interesting facts about this location

Gwanda

Gwanda is a town in Zimbabwe. It is the capital of the province of Matabeleland South, one of the 10 administrative provinces in the country. The name Gwanda derives from that of a nearby hill known as Jahunda. Gwanda also refers to the rural district around the town. Towns and districts surrounding Gwanda include Mbalabala, West Nicholson, Filabusi, Esigodini and Matobo.

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Located at -20.93, 29 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Gwanda, Gwanda District, Matabeleland South Province, Parliamentary constituencies in Zimbabwe, Populated places in Zimbabwe, Provincial capitals in Zimbabwe

Gwanda State University

Gwanda State University is a future state higher education institution that is planned to open in Gwanda, Zimbabwe in 2012. The university shall be hosted by the Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo Polytechnic in Gwanda whilst construction takes place. It is planned that the university will start with two faculties, the Faulty of Mining Engineering and the Faculty of Agriculture, with a Faculty of Industrial Management to follow later.

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Located at -20.93, 29 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Universities and colleges in Zimbabwe

Blanket Mine

Blanket Mine is a village and mine in the province of Matabeleland South, Zimbabwe. It is located about 6 km north-west of Gwanda and is a gold mine and associated residential and commercial centres

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Located at -20.93, 29 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Matabeleland South Province, Populated places in Zimbabwe

Vubachikwe

Vubachikwe is a village and mine in the province of Matabeleland South, Zimbabwe. It is located about 8 km north-west of Gwanda. According to the 1982 Population Census, the village had a population of 2,077. The village grew up as the residential and commercial centre for the employees of the Vubachikwe gold mine.

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Located at -20.93, 29 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Matabeleland South Province, Populated places in Zimbabwe

Thuli–Makwe Dam

Thuli–Makwe Dam is a reservoir on the Thuli River, west of Gwanda, Zimbabwe with a capacity of 8.3 Mm.

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Located at -20.93, 29 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Dams in Zimbabwe, Gwanda District, Shashe River, Thuli River