Facts and Data
Official Unesco Page
Unesco World heritage since: 1986
Size of heritage: 722 ha
The ruins of Great Zimbabwe – the capital of the Queen of Sheba, according to an age-old legend – are a unique testimony to the Bantu civilization of the Shona between the 11th and 15th centuries. The city, which covers an area of nearly 80 ha, was an important trading centre and was renowned from the Middle Ages onwards.
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Medium airport - 24 mi (39 km) Buffalo Range Airport
Medium airport - 99 mi (159 km) Chipinge Airport
Small airport - 115 mi (186 km) Mutare Airport
Small airport - 121 mi (195 km) Harare International Airport
Medium airport - 124 mi (200 km) Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport
Medium airport - 152 mi (245 km) Chimoio Airport
Medium airport - 167 mi (270 km) Limpopo Valley Airport
Small airport - 207 mi (333 km)
Bigger and popular cities in the wider vicinity are these:
- Louis Trichardt
These are some smaller cities that might be interesting. They are all rather close.