Question: What is Zimbabwe stands for?

Archaeologist Peter Garlake claims that Zimbabwe represents a contracted form of dzimba-hwe, which means venerated houses in the Zezuru dialect of Shona and usually references chiefs houses or graves. Zimbabwe was formerly known as Southern Rhodesia (1898), Rhodesia (1965), and Zimbabwe Rhodesia (1979).

What Zimbabwe used to be called?

Prior to its recognized independence as Zimbabwe in 1980, the nation had been known by several names: Rhodesia, Southern Rhodesia and Zimbabwe Rhodesia.

What is the capital of Zimbabwe?

Harare Zimbabwe/Capitals Harare, formerly Salisbury, capital of Zimbabwe, lying in the northeastern part of the country. The city was founded in 1890 at the spot where the British South Africa Companys Pioneer Column halted its march into Mashonaland; it was named for Lord Salisbury, then British prime minister.

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