Are you travelling to Zimbabwe?
Zimbabwe is a developing country in Southern Africa, north of South Africa. Victoria Falls, one of the biggest waterfalls in the world, is located in northern Zimbabwe along the Zambezi River, and shared with the bordering country of Zambia. The climate is tropical and the rainy season is from October to March.
Capital City: Harare
Languages: English, Ndebele, Shona are most commonly used. It has 16 official languages.
Population: 15.8 million
Currency: US dollar (official), many unofficial currencies as well
- Tourist, Business, or Student visa is required. Canadians must have a passport.
- Yellow Fever vaccination certificate is required for travellers coming from countries with YF transmission.
Diseases to consider:
- African Sleeping Sickness
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis B
- Traveller’s Diarrhea
- Typhoid Fever
Check Government of Canada advisories specific to Zimbabwe here.