Mhangura

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Mhangura
Mangula
Town
Mhangura is located in Zimbabwe
Mhangura
Mhangura
Mhangura located in Zimbabwe Map
Coordinates: 16°54′S 30°09′E / 16.900°S 30.150°E / -16.900; 30.150Coordinates: 16°54′S 30°09′E / 16.900°S 30.150°E / -16.900; 30.150
Country Zimbabwe Zimbabwe
Province Mashonaland West
Population (1982)
 • Total 11,175

Mhangura (formerly Mangula) is a small town in Mashonaland West province, Zimbabwe. The name was probably derived from the Shona word mhangura meaning "red metal" in reference to copper. According to the 1992 census Mhangura had a population of 11,175. Mhangura is also the name of a copper mine which closed in the late 1990s.

Zimbabwean cricketer Natsai Mushangwe comes from Mhangura.