Harare has existed as a city since 1890. Its former name was Salisbury. It is found in the northeastern section of the country and also functions as a province.

Harare has around 1.6 million residents, making it the largest city in Zimbabwe. The population density of the city is around 2,540 people for every kilometre squared.

Although Harare has not traditionally been a popular place for tourists, its charm is catching on. Tourists who do make the trip will find distinct craft markets, restaurants, and a decent nightlife. Harare also has a number of galleries and museums including the Delta Gallery.

Harare experiences a subtropical highland climate. Its rainiest month is December, while its driest months are June, July and August. June, July, and August are also the coldest months, as Zimbabwe is found in the southern hemisphere.

This page was last modified on May 1st, 2018

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