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Top 10 Facts About Bulawayo

It is the second largest city in Zimbabwe

Bulawayo has a population of 653, 377

Bulawayo is located in Matebeleland, 439km southwest of Harare

Bulawayo is also known as ‘The City Of Kings’/’Skies’/’Blues’

SiNdebele means ‘a place that continually exudes smoke’

Bulawayo was once regarded as Zimbabwe’s industrial centre

It is the nearest large city to Hwange National Park.

Bulawayo was found by Lobengula

Lobengula and the Ndebele people settled and formed the city inthe 1840’s.

The name Bulawayo is imported from Nguniland which is a place once occupied by the Khumalo people.



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