Flight tickets from Margate to Bulawayo

Bulawayo is the second-largest city in Zimbabwe, located in the southwestern part of the country. It is well known for its vibrant culture, historical sites, and incredible nightlife. This bustling city is the cultural, artistic, and industrial center of Zimbabwe, and home to many incredible attractions. From the world-renowned National Railway Museum to the popular Kumalo artisan market, Bulawayo is a must-see destination when visiting Zimbabwe. This text will provide an overview of the city of Bulawayo and its attractions.

Getting to Know Bulawayo

Bulawayo is the second most populous city in Zimbabwe. It is located in the province of Matabeleland and has a population of 1.6 million people. It is the administrative, industrial and commercial hub of the country. The time zone in Bulawayo is Central Africa Time (CAT), which is two hours ahead of coordinated universal time (UTC). The official languages spoken in Bulawayo are English and Shona. Other local languages include Ndebele, Sotho, Shangana, Tonga and Venda. The currency of Bulawayo is the Zimbabwean Dollar (ZWD). It is divided into 100 cents and is used in all transactions in Zimbabwe.

Climate and Weather

Bulawayo is located in the dry, semi-arid region of south-western Zimbabwe and is near the Kalahari Desert. The climate is a hot semi-arid one and is classified as a desert climate with hot, dry summers and cool winters. Rainfall is low throughout the year, averaging about 40 inches (1000 mm) annually. Most of the town receives very little rain from Mid-October to Mid-March due to a dry, hot pressure system in the area. During the summer months, temperatures can be hot, reaching as high as 40°C (104°F), with high humidity levels. The winters are typically mild with temperatures ranging from 28°C (82°F) to 5°C (41°F). Wind speeds are usually low to moderate throughout the year, with occasional strong winds throughout the day.

Touring Bulawayo: Airport and Transportation

There are two airports in Bulawayo: the Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport and the Bulawayo Airport. You can get from the main airport, the Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport, to downtown in Bulawayo by taxi. The cost of this journey will depend on the taxi fare and distance traveled. No, you cannot change money at Bulawayo Airport. However, you can change money at the banks or exchange bureaux in the city center of Bulawayo.

Exploring the Rich History and Culture of Bulawayo

  1. Bulawayo is one of the oldest cities in Zimbabwe and is known as the "Kingdom of the Stone." It is home to many important historical sites, including the ruins of the Great Zimbabwe
  2. The city is known for its thriving artistic and cultural scene, with many art galleries and cultural festivals held throughout the year
  3. Bulawayo is also home to the oldest and largest traditional music festival, the Zimbabwe International Festival of the Arts, which celebrates the music, poetry and dance of Zimbabwe

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