Flight tickets from Lanseria to Bulawayo

Bulawayo is a city located in the western part of Zimbabwe and is the second-largest city in the country. It is renowned for its rich cultural heritage, stunning landscape, and vibrant local community. This text will explore the city's long and varied history, its current economic and social situation, and the attractions that make Bulawayo worth visiting. From its colonial past and modern shopping malls to the nearby natural sights and cultural attractions, this text will provide a comprehensive overview of Zimbabwe's second city.

Getting to Know Bulawayo

Bulawayo, the second largest city in Zimbabwe, is located in the south-western part of the country. The estimated population of the city is 1,042,000, making it the second-largest metropolitan area in Zimbabwe. The city is divided into 17 suburbs, along with an informal urban area known as Emganwini. The time zone in Bulawayo is Cat (Central African Time), and the city is 2 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC+02:00). The official language in Bulawayo is English, but Ndebele is the most widely spoken language. Other languages used in the city include Kalanga, Shona and Ndau. The currency used in Bulawayo is the Zimbabwean Dollar, which is divided into 100 cents. The currency is issued by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe.

Climate and Weather

Bulawayo is the second largest city in Zimbabwe and its climate is a subtropical highland type. The city enjoys warm days with highs in the low 80s Fahrenheit (27-28C) throughout the year. At night, it cools off considerably with lows dropping to around 50F (10C). It experiences distinct dry and wet seasons: the dry season runs from May to August with little rainfall, and the wet season from October through April with more frequent rains. The city also has a moderate amount of sunshine year-round, with an average of 8 to 9 hours of sunshine per day. During the winter, from June to August, days are generally dry and sunny while nights and early mornings can be windy and chilly. Snowfall is exceedingly rare, though air frosts are more common.

Touring Bulawayo: Airport and Transportation

There is only one airport in Bulawayo, which is Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport (IATA: BUQ). You can take a taxi from the airport to downtown Bulawayo, which costs around US$25.00. There is no money changer available at Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport.

Exploring the Rich History and Culture of Bulawayo

  1. Bulawayo is the second largest city in Zimbabwe and is often referred to as the City of Kings. It was founded by the Ndebele King of the time, King Lobhengula in 1894.
  2. Bulawayo is known for its vibrant culture and history. The city and its surrounding areas are home to many cultural sites, including the Matobo National Park, Khami Ruins, Great Zimbabwe, and the city itself.
  3. As a tourist destination, Bulawayo offers many attractions and activities, such as street art, craft markets, museums and art galleries, music and dance events, and the natural beauty of Matobo National Park

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