Matabeleland South Province

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Matabeleland South Central
Province
Matabeleland South, Province of Zimbabwe
Matabeleland South, Province of Zimbabwe
Country Zimbabwe
Capital Gwanda
Area
 • Total 54,172 km2 (20,916 sq mi)
Population (2012 census)
 • Total 683,893
 • Density 13/km2 (33/sq mi)
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Districts of Matabeleland South

Matabeleland South is a province of Zimbabwe. It has an area of 54,172 km² and a population of approximately 683,8930 (2012). Gwanda is the capital of the province.

Geography[edit]

The province sits on the edge of the Kalahari desert, hence it is arid and very dry.

Matabeleland South districts[edit]

The province is divided into 6 districts, Beitbridge, Bulilimamangwe, Gwanda, Insiza, Matobo and Umzingwane.

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 21°00′S 29°30′E / 21.000°S 29.500°E / -21.000; 29.500