Air tickets from Margate to Harare

Harare is the capital and largest city of Zimbabwe. It is known as the "Sunshine City" due to its sunny climate and boasts a population of nearly two million people. This vibrant city can trace its roots to the early 19th century when the British South Africa Company established a fortified trading post in the area. Since then Harare has grown to become a major economic and cultural hub for the country. In this text, we'll explore the city of Harare in greater depth, looking at its history, culture, attractions, and more.

Getting to Know Harare

Harare is the capital and largest city of Zimbabwe. It is home to over two million people and is located in the eastern inland of the country. The time zone in Harare is Central Africa Time (CAT) and the official languages are English, Shona, and Ndebele. The currency is the Zimbabwean dollar, although the US dollar is widely accepted. Harare has a diverse population made up of people belonging to various ethnic groups, religions, and backgrounds.

Climate and Weather

Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe, is situated in the northern part of the country on a high plateau at an elevation of 4,982 feet (1,519 metres). It enjoys a subtropical climate, with mostly mild temperatures throughout the year and no distinct dry season. The summer months of October to March are warm and humid, with average maximum daily temperatures hovering around 27°C. During the winter months averages highs range between 16°C and 23°C and nighttime temperatures can drop to an average of 7°C. Harare receives an average of 35 inches (890 mm) of rainfall each year, most of which falls between December and late March. This is typically a very wet, overcast time of the year, there's still plenty of sunshine to be enjoyed, particularly in the warmer months. The climate in Harare is a relatively comfortable one, and being situated on a high plateau protects the city from the whims of Mother Nature.

Touring Harare: Airport and Transportation

There are two airports in Harare: Harriet Nine Airport, known as HRE and Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport, known as HAR. You can get from the main airport to downtown Harare from Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport and the cost will vary depending on the type of transportation you choose. You can take a taxi, Uber, mini bus, or a private transfer service. The cost for a taxi is about $25 USD to downtown Harare. You can also change money at Harare Airport (Robert Gabriel Mugabe Airport).

Exploring the Rich History and Culture of Harare

  1. Harare is home to several vibrant cultures such as the Shona, Ndebele, Kalanga, and Venda and is a great place to experience traditional Zimbabwean music, dance, and art
  2. The city is home to numerous museums and historical sites, including the National Heroes’ Acre, Great Zimbabwe, and the National Botanical Gardens
  3. As the country’s largest center for education and commerce, Harare attracts visitors from around the region, providing a natural introduction to Zimbabwe and its cultural diversity

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