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Chikomo Destination Guide

Explore Chikomo in Zimbabwe

Chikomo in the region of Zimbabwe (general) is a place in Zimbabwe - some 159 mi or ( 255 km ) South-West of Harare , the country's capital city .

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Time in Chikomo is now 11:54 AM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Harare " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Mutare, Masvingo, Harare, Gweru, and Gwanda. Since you are here already, consider visiting Mutare . Where to go and what to see in Chikomo ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Pakame Mission

Pakame Mission is a Methodist run boarding school in Shurugwi, Zimbabwe which offers classes up to A-level. The mission is made up of a primary school and a high school.

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Located at -19.93 30.05 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Schools in Zimbabwe

Guruguru Mountain

Guruguru Mountain is a solid dome-shaped volcanic rock in Shurugwi, Zimbabwe, near Pakame Mission. Guruguru, its Shona name, and Nkulunkulu, its Ndebele name, both mean "the biggest". It is by far the highest mountain in the Shurugwi Rural Areas and the Midlands Province of Zimbabwe. Guruguru is a solid rock mountain formed when a volcanic eruption pushed lava up through a central core. It has a radius of over three kilometers and a height of over 500 meters.

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Located at -19.95 30.09 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Mountains of Zimbabwe

Gwenoro Dam

Gwenoro dam is located inside Ian Douglas Smith's farm, also known as Gwenoro farm. The dam supplies water to the nearby Gweru city and Shurugwi town in Zimbabwe. The dam is constructed on the Runde River (formerly Lundi River, a medium density surbub in Gweru is named after the river). The name Gwenoro is derived from a wild animal found in the area known in the local language of Shona as Nhoro (gweNORO), which means a place inhabited by Nhoro. The area is very beautiful and picturesque.

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Located at -19.77 29.88 (Lat./Long.); Less than 25 km away
Tags: Dams in Zimbabwe