Air tickets from Kimberley to Harare

Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe, is an immensely important city both nationally and internationally. It is a vibrant, bustling hub of culture and commerce, and is the largest city in the country. It is a diverse, yet surprisingly orderly urban center that is the epitome of African development. This text will provide an overview of Harare and its cultural, economic, and political importance in the region.

Getting to Know Harare

Harare is the capital city of Zimbabwe, located in the north east of the country. According to the 2018 Census, its population is 1,606,892 people. Harare is located in the Central African Time Zone, UTC+02:00. This means it is two hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). English is the official language spoken in the city, but the other main languages spoken in Harare are Shona and Ndebele. The official currency of Zimbabwe is the Zimbabwe dollar (ZWL). Other currencies are also accepted, though much of the city's economy operates in US dollars. You may also find British Pounds, Euros and South African Rand.

Climate and Weather

Harare is the capital city of Zimbabwe and has a warm subtropical climate. The city experiences warm and sunny weather most of the year, with temperatures reaching as high as 30°C during the day. Summers are generally hot and humid, with temperatures averaging around 22°C in the day. The main rainy season runs from November to April, during which time the city sees frequent thunderstorms and rains. The occasional tropical cyclone also slams into the city during this season. Winters in Harare are mild and dry, with temperatures usually ranging between 17°C and 21°C during the day. The coldest months are usually July and August, when temperatures dip to around 10°C during the night. The city of Harare experiences very low humidity levels, which makes the summer heat bearable. However, air pollution levels can be quite high and the city suffers from frequent dust storms, which can make the air unhealthy to breathe.

Touring Harare: Airport and Transportation

There are three airports in Harare: Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport, Charles Prince Airport, and Harare International Airport. You can get from Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport to downtown Harare by taxi for a cost of about 20-25 USD. You can also change money at Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport.

Exploring the Rich History and Culture of Harare

  1. Harare is the capital of Zimbabwe and is home to a diverse mix of ethnic and cultural influences, making it an interesting place to explore
  2. The city has some impressive colonial-era architecture, including the National Gallery of Zimbabwe and the National Archives, as well as some of the most impressive remnants of an ancient stone sculpture
  3. Harare also commemorates the liberation struggle by way of small street carnivals and large public events, such as the annual Harare International Festival of Arts and Culture, celebrating African dance, music, and visual arts

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