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Zimbabwe

Capital: Harare
World Bank Region: Sub-Saharan Africa
World Bank Income level: Low income
Key Statistics & Quick Links
Land area (km2): 386,850 (2007)
 
Population (people): 13,297,798 (2007)
 
Population density (people per km2 land area): 34.37 (2007)
 
Population growth (annual): 1.3% (2007)
 
Life expectancy at birth (years): 44 (2007)
 
Infant mortality rate (per 1000 live births): 60 (2007)
 
GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): $1,415.03 (2007)
 
GDP growth (annual): -3.7% (2007)
Key Statistics & Quick Links: Biodiversity
Forest area (% of land area): 42.9% (2007)
 
Primary forest extent (1000 hectares): 801 (2010)
 
Extent of FSC certified forests (hectares): No data
 
Terrestrial protected area (% of land area): 26.61% (2014)
 
Marine protected area (% of Exclusive Economic Zone): 0.00% (2014)

 
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All Protected Areas over 100km2
Name WDPA ID (Link to DOPA) WDPA ID (Link to BIOPAMA) Area (km2) IUCN Management Category
Bambadzi 303739 303739 228 Not Reported
Batanai 303740 303740 417 Not Reported
Bubiana 303711 303711 1292 Not Reported
Buvuma 303741 303741 247 Not Reported
Chapoto 303742 303742 320 Not Reported
Charara 2524 2524 1728 VI
Chegutu 7428 7428 440 VI
Chesa 20340 20340 146 Not Reported
Chete 1478 1478 1084 VI
Chewore 2525 2525 3400 VI
Chibavahlengwe 303743 303743 681 Not Reported
Chibwedziva 303744 303744 229 Not Reported
Chidobe 303745 303745 132 Not Reported
Chimanimani 2532 2532 211 II
Chimukoko 303746 303746 363 Not Reported
Chinonge 303747 303747 216 Not Reported
Chipinge 7430 7430 262 VI
Chipise 303748 303748 766 Not Reported
Chiredzi River Conservancy 303712 303712 738 Not Reported
Chireya 1 303749 303749 1017 Not Reported
Chireya 3 303750 303750 428 Not Reported
Chirisa 2348 2348 1710 VI
Chiriwo 303751 303751 771 Not Reported
Chiroti/Fuleche 303752 303752 741 Not Reported
Chisunga 303753 303753 808 Not Reported
Chizarira 1105 1105 1948 II
Chundu 303755 303755 421 Not Reported
Chunga 303756 303756 625 Not Reported
Dande 2528 2528 498 VI
Darwendale 3063 3063 195 V
Deka 7512 7512 493 VI
Dite 2 303757 303757 954 Not Reported
Dobola 303758 303758 648 Not Reported
Doma 7429 7429 971 VI
Dzidzela 303759 303759 282 Not Reported
Fuller 20342 20342 246 Not Reported
Gairezi Res 303760 303760 252 Not Reported
Gala 303761 303761 141 Not Reported
Gatshegatshe 303762 303762 145 Not Reported
Gonarezhou 1104 1104 4922 II
Gwampa 20344 20344 421 Not Reported
Gwayi 20343 20343 1428 Not Reported
Halisupi 303766 303766 454 Not Reported
Hingwe 303767 303767 263 Not Reported
Hurungwe 2527 2527 2888 VI
Huwana 303768 303768 187 Not Reported
Hwali 303770 303770 683 Not Reported
Hwange 1991 1991 14698 II
Inseze 20345 20345 350 Not Reported
Jambezi 303771 303771 268 Not Reported
Kabuba 303772 303772 607 Not Reported
Kachecheti 303773 303773 182 Not Reported
Kanyati A 303774 303774 383 Not Reported
Kanyati B 303775 303775 226 Not Reported
Karamba 303776 303776 370 Not Reported
Kariangwe 303777 303777 117 Not Reported
Kavira 20347 20347 277 Not Reported
Kazuma 20348 20348 237 Not Reported
Kazuma Pan 1112 1112 330 II
Kyle 1113 1113 190 V
Lake Alice 20349 20349 398 Not Reported
Lake Kariba 3058 3058 3001 V
Lubimbi 303778 303778 149 Not Reported
Lubu 303779 303779 636 Not Reported
Mabale 303780 303780 121 Not Reported
Mabhongana 303781 303781 1034 Not Reported
Machuchuta 303782 303782 698 Not Reported
Madlambuzi 303783 303783 184 Not Reported
Madzivazvido 303784 303784 516 Not Reported
Mafungabusi 20360 20360 825 Not Reported
Mahenye 303785 303785 177 Not Reported
Makhulela 303786 303786 327 Not Reported
Malilangwe Conservancy 303713 303713 473 Not Reported
Malipati 30125 30125 171 VI
Mana Pools 2531 2531 2122 II
Mana Pools National Park, Sapi and Chewore Safari Areas 10907 10907 6715 Not Assigned
Manama 303787 303787 397 Not Reported
Manjolo 303788 303788 132 Not Reported
Maose-Xini 303790 303790 955 Not Reported
Maramani 303791 303791 406 Not Reported
Masanga 303792 303792 320 Not Reported
Masiyandima 303793 303793 248 Not Reported
Matetsi 2529 2529 2990 VI
Matopos 1110 1110 411 II
Matusadona 1107 1107 1422 II
Mavuradona 303715 303715 504 Not Reported
Mbembesi 20350 20350 555 Not Reported
Mola B 303794 303794 530 Not Reported
Mtetengwe 3 303795 303795 664 Not Reported
Muchesu 303796 303796 115 Not Reported
Mudima 26586 26586 105 Not Reported
Mukota A 303797 303797 643 Not Reported
Mukwenya 303798 303798 338 Not Reported
Musamba Karuma A 303799 303799 336 Not Reported
Mushandike 1479 1479 125 IV
Mutandahwe 303801 303801 230 Not Reported
Mzolo 20353 20353 649 Not Reported
Nabiri A 303805 303805 302 Not Reported
Nabiri B 303806 303806 564 Not Reported
Nabusenga 303807 303807 457 Not Reported
Ndolwane 303808 303808 196 Not Reported
Negande 303809 303809 652 Not Reported
Nekatambe 303810 303810 401 Not Reported
Nemananga 303811 303811 220 Not Reported
Nenyunka 303812 303812 623 Not Reported
Neshangwe 303813 303813 501 Not Reported
Ngamo 20354 20354 1010 Not Reported
Nsenga 303816 303816 224 Not Reported
Nyamakate Village 303818 303818 183 Not Reported
Nyanga 1111 1111 289 II
Nyangui 26591 26591 161 Not Reported
Pashu 303819 303819 579 Not Reported
Saba-Lubanda 303820 303820 287 Not Reported
Sapi 2526 2526 1194 VI
Save Conservancy 303714 303714 3487 Not Reported
Sengezane 303821 303821 326 Not Reported
Sengwe 303822 303822 785 Not Reported
Sianzyundu 303823 303823 169 Not Reported
Sidinda 303824 303824 580 Not Reported
Sijarira 20356 20356 235 Not Reported
Sikalenge 303825 303825 497 Not Reported
Sikumi 20357 20357 529 Not Reported
Silonga 303826 303826 172 Not Reported
Simangani 303827 303827 499 Not Reported
Simatelele 303828 303828 146 Not Reported
Simchembo 303829 303829 358 Not Reported
Sinamagonde 303830 303830 882 Not Reported
Sinampande 303831 303831 159 Not Reported
Sinansengwe 303832 303832 396 Not Reported
Stapleford 26589 26589 232 Not Reported
Tinde 303833 303833 193 Not Reported
Tuli 3059 3059 388 VI
Twananani 303834 303834 216 Not Reported
Umfurudzi 7426 7426 750 VI
Umgusa 20358 20358 317 Not Reported
Unknown 10 303732 303732 123 Not Reported
Unknown 16 312892 312892 133 Not Reported
Unknown 3 303733 303733 623 Not Reported
Unknown 4 303734 303734 582 Not Reported
Unknown 5 303735 303735 216 Not Reported
Unknown 7 303736 303736 1315 Not Reported
Unknown 8 303737 303737 970 Not Reported
Unknown 9 303738 303738 539 Not Reported
Zambezi 2530 2530 516 II
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Terrestrial Ecoregions
Name % of country covered % of ecoregion protected in country % of ecoregion protected worldwide % of ecoregion within country % country contribution to protection worldwide
Eastern Zimbabwe montane forest-grassland mosaic 1.74 14.45 14.13 87.29 89.31
Kalahari Acacia-Baikiaea woodlands 0.82 94.44 32.17 0.95 2.8
Southern Africa bushveld 15.9 13.5 12.27 27.93 30.71
Southern Miombo woodlands 45.08 12.25 16.79 43.27 31.56
Zambezian and Mopane woodlands 27.79 44.67 39.5 23.01 26.02
Zambezian Baikiaea woodlands 8.67 63.48 31.82 12.84 25.62
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Marine Ecoregions

No Marine Ecoregions found in this country

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Number of Amphibian, Bird and Mammal Species
Class Total number of species (sum of CR, EN, VU, NT, LC and DD) Total number of threatened species (sum of CR, EN and VU) Critically Endangered (CR) Endangered (EN) Vulnerable (VU) Near Threatened (NT) Least Concern (LC) Data Deficient (DD)
Amphibia
66 6 1 4 1 0 60 0
Aves
621 17 1 4 12 17 587 0
Mammalia
218 10 1 1 8 7 195 6
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