KEY FACTS, GEOGRAPHIC AND DEMOGRAPHIC HIGHLIGHTS

Zimbabwe, strategically located in the heart of Southern Africa is home to the Victoria Falls, one of the natural wonders of the world.

Owing to its geographical landscape, the country has significant agriculture, forestry and tourism potential. The population is relatively distributed across the country. More densely populated urban areas.

Key Country Facts

Capital:                                                            Harare

Official Languages:                                        English, Ndebele and Shona

Currency:                                                        Multi Currency System

Dialling Code:                                                 +263

Population (2012est.):                                     12 973 308

World Population Rank:                                 72

Population Growth Rate (2012):                    4.375%

Rank Population growth in Africa:                 23

Literacy Rate:                                                 97%

 

 

 

 

 

Chitungwiza Municipality Summary

MUNICIPAL STATUS GRANTED IN                               :           1996

POPULATION ESTIMATE                                      :           374 279 (650 000 informal estimates)

TRANSIT POPULATION                                                    :

AREA (total surface area)                                                      :           42km²

ALTITUDE                                                                            :           1437m

CLIMATE                                                                              :           Warm and temperate

RAINFALL                                                                            :           Average

Road Network

TARRED                                                        :           296km

EARTH AND GRAVEL                               :           116km

Housing Units

LOW DENSITY                                             :           736

MEDIUM DENSITY                                     :           1 460

HIGH DENSITY                                            :           50 915

Number of Schools (Public and Private)

SECONDARY                                               :           28

PRIMARY                                                     :           38

VOCATIONAL                                             :           8

Health Facilities

NUMBER OF HOSPITALS             `                                              :           3

NUMBER OF CLINICS                                                                    :           4

NUMBER OF PRIVATE MEDICAL FACILITIES                       :           20

Investment Opportunities

 

Project Name Description Location And Land Aspects
1.      Water supply.

 

2.      Water and waste management

 

 

3.      Civic Centre

 

 

 

4.      Stadium

 

 

5.      Chaminuka Caves

 

 

6.      Education

 

 

7.      Farming

 

 

8.      Vegetable processing and canning.

 

9.      Vendor Marts

 

 

10.  Plant and equipment

 

 

 

11.  Waste to Energy

 

 

1.      Dam construction and water supply infrastructure

 

2.      Water and sanitation services

 

 

3.      Construction of Civic Centre and commercial structures attached to it.

 

4.      Modernization and expansion of the existing stadium.

 

5.      Tourist attraction Centre.

 

 

6.      Education facilities ie Primary, Secondary and Tertiary.

 

7.      Live stock production, cattle fattening and fish farming.

 

8.      Food processing

 

 

 

9.      Construction and management of state of art market stalls.

 

10.  Manufacturing and distribution of farming equipment and other industrial equipment.

 

11.  Energy generation

 

1.      Muda Dam located  40km

South West of Chitungwiza

 

2.      Imbgwa Farm located 10km south west of Chitungwiza.

 

3.      Chitungwiza Town Centre.

 

 

 

4.      Chitungwiza Town.

 

 

5.      20km from Chitungwiza Town Centre.

 

6.      Nyatsime

 

 

7.      Imbgwa Farm and Muda Dam

 

 

8.      Chitungwiza Industrial Site

 

 

 

9.      Chitungwiza

 

 

10.  Chitungwiza industrial Site

 

 

 

11.  Chitungwiza

Reasons to Invest in Chitungwiza

1.      

  • Proximity to the capital city and international airport
  • High unemployment rate.
  • Existing idle industrial sites.
  • Potential for agro-processing.

 

Application Process

APPLICANTS ARE ADVISED TO SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION FOR CONSIDERATION

  • Project proposal
  • Proof of funding
  • Approval from Zimbabwe Investment Authority
  • Trade reference

 

APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE ADDRESSED TO:

The Town Clerk

Chitungwiza Municipality

6004 Tilcor Road

ZENGEZA

GOVERNANCE

WARDS                                                                                 :           25       

COUNCILLORS                                                                   :           25