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%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUMMARY INFORMATION ABOUT MARONDERA MUNICIPALITY

 

MUNICIPAL STATUS GRANTED IN                                    :               1982                    

POPULATION ESTIMATE                                                        :               68 017 (2013 Estimate)                             

TRANSIT POPULATION                                                              :                              

AREA (total surface area)                                                           :               59,59                   

ALTITUDE                                                                                         :               1 670 metres above sea level   

CLIMATE                                                                                            :               Excellent

RAINFALL                                                                                          :               + 900 mm

ROAD NETWORK

TARRED                                                              :               106,5 km         

EARTH AND GRAVEL                                   :                 74,5 km

WORK FORCE OF MUNICIPALITY

246

HOUSING UNITS

LOW DENSITY                                                  :                 845

MEDIUM DENSITY                                          :               1 482

HIGH DENSITY                                                 :               8 783

NUMBER OF SCHOOLS [PUBLIC AND PRIVATE]

SECONDARY                                                        :               9                            

PRIMARY                                                              :               18                          

VOCATIONAL                                                   :               1            

HEALTH FACILITIES

NUMBER OF HOSPITALS                            `                               :               1                            

NUMBER OF CLINICS                                                                   :               2                            

NUMBER OF PRIVATE MEDICAL FACILITIES                  :               3            

GOVERNANCE

WARDS                                                                                              :               12                          

COUNCILLORS                                                                                 :               11          

INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES

 

Project Name

Description

Location And Land Aspects

 

WATER TREATMENT PLANT EXPANSION

1.      PPPs/Joint Ventures/BOT model

(current capacity13.5ML to more than double)

Longlands water works

SOLID WASTE and WASTE WATER MANAGEMENT

2.      Private/PPPs/Joint Ventures/BOT

(recycling and disposal)

·         AS PER REQUIREMENTS

HOTEL AND CONFERENCES FACILITIES

3.      Building the facilities. Untapped business opportunity

·         8 hectares. Strategically located

HOUSING/HIGH RISE FLATS

4.      Private/PPPs/BOT

HOUSING DELIVERY focusing on high rise buildings.

·         Suburban

WHY INVEST IN MARONDERA

·         Marondera is the provincial capital, for Mashonaland East, and is an important regional service centre for substantial parts of Mashonaland East and Manicaland provinces.

·         Marondera capitalises on the decentralisation of industry from Harare to accommodate a wide range of high technology industries.

·         For the investor, Marondera boasts of its abundant water supply from large dams.

·         Competitively priced industrial, commercial and residential land (readily available).

·         Fully tarred roads and recently re-surfaced, in all industrial, commercial and low density residential areas.

·         Skilled and semi-skilled dedicated labour force

·         Electricity supplies are sufficient to meet every potential investor’s needs. Solar energy also available

·         A reliable telecommunications network is available through a digital exchange.

·         Modern waste management techniques are utilised for a cleaner Marondera

 

LOCATION

Marondera town is located only 74km from the capital city Harare on the national road and railway line to Mutare.

The Harare International airport is only 45 minutes drive away and we have a local aerodrome.

The Mozambique port city of Beira is only 380 kilometres away.

Marondera’s strategic geographical position contributes to its being a potential centre as an export processing zone.

ABOUT MARONDERA MUNICIPALITY

VISION

“A Vibrant City of Excellence by 2019”

MISSION

To deliver sustainable socio-economic services to the community.

VALUES

·         Transparency

·         Integrity

·         Commitment

·         Accountability

·         Professionalism

*Our values can be summarised by the acronym.  T.I.C.A.P.