Flight tickets from Bloemfontein to Bulawayo

Bulawayo is the second largest city in Zimbabwe, located in the southwestern part of the country. Boasting a proud history, vibrant culture, and many attractions, it's no wonder the city of Bulawayo is drawing more and more visitors. In this text, we will take a closer look at the exciting things it has to offer, including its fascinating history, its vibrant local culture, and its numerous tourist attractions. Whatever your interests, you're sure to find something of interest in Bulawayo.

Getting to Know Bulawayo

Bulawayo is the second-largest city in Zimbabwe, located in the Matabeleland North province. As of the 2012 census, the city has a population of 2,134,857. The time zone for Bulawayo is Central Africa Time (CAT). This is two hours ahead of GMT. The official languages spoken in Bulawayo are English and Shona. Most people also speak Ndebele. The currency used in Bulawayo is the Zimbabwean dollar. Other currencies (like the US dollar, South African rand and euro) are also accepted in some places.

Climate and Weather

Bulawayo is the second-largest city in Zimbabwe, located in the southwest of the country. The city has a subtropical climate, featuring hot, humid summers and mild winters. Bulawayo's annual temperatures range from 20-32 degrees Celsius (68-90 degrees Fahrenheit), depending on the season. The summers are particularly hot and humid, with temperatures can soar as high as 38 degrees Celsius (100 degrees Fahrenheit). In contrast, winter temperatures are quite mild and do not typically drop below 8 degrees Celsius (47 degrees Fahrenheit). Rainfall is quite common in Bulawayo, and the city receives an average of 864mm (34 inches) of precipitation each year. Much of the rain is concentrated in the summer months, with August being the wettest month. The winter months are dry, with very little precipitation. Overall, Bulawayo has fairly mild and pleasant climate that makes it an attractive destination to visit all year round.

Touring Bulawayo: Airport and Transportation

There are two airports in Bulawayo: Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport and Vitoria Falls Airport near Victoria Falls. To get to downtown Bulawayo, you can take a taxi for about $15 USD. Currency exchange services are not available at either airport.

Exploring the Rich History and Culture of Bulawayo

  1. Bulawayo is the second largest city in Zimbabwe, known as the 'City of Kings and Queens'. It was the capital of the Ndebele Kingdom and is often referred to as the 'Cultural Capital of Zimbabwe'
  2. Bulawayo is home to some of the most striking colonial architecture, giving it a unique and distinctive feel. Its vibrant and diverse culture is celebrated in its annual arts and crafts fair known as the Bulawayo Day celebrations
  3. In addition to its interesting history, Bulawayo is also known for its friendly locals, who take great pride in their city. Tourists can explore the city’s intriguing museums and galleries, taste delicious local dishes and explore the bustling markets

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