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Explore Gwanda in Zimbabwe

Gwanda in the region of Matabeleland South with its 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 11:19 PM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Harare " with a 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, and Bulawayo. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Mutare . We saw some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Gwanda ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo Polytechnic

Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo Polytechnic is a state higher education institution in Gwanda, Zimbabwe, offering Diploma in Education. The Government of Zimbabwe plans major investment into the polytechnic, which will allow it to start offering degrees and resolve the accommodation shortage for students. The planned Gwanda State University shall be hosted by the Polytechnic whilst construction takes place.

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Located at -20.95 29.01 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
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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 -20.95 29.01 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
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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 -20.94 29.02 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Gwanda, Gwanda District, Matabeleland South Province, Parliamentary constituencies in Zimbabwe, Populated places in Zimbabwe, Provincial capitals 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 -20.88 28.99 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km 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 -20.88 28.92 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Matabeleland South Province, Populated places in Zimbabwe

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Gwanda