Marula, Zimbabwe

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Marula
Village
Marula is located in Zimbabwe
Marula
Marula
Marula located in Zimbabwe Map
Coordinates: 20°28′29″S 28°05′16″E / 20.47472°S 28.08778°E / -20.47472; 28.08778Coordinates: 20°28′29″S 28°05′16″E / 20.47472°S 28.08778°E / -20.47472; 28.08778
Country Zimbabwe Zimbabwe
Province Matabeleland South

Marula is a small village and railway station on the railway line and the A7 road between Bulawayo and Plumtree, located 75 km from Bulawayo.[1] Because of its location on the railway line, Marula started as a social and religious centre for the surrounding farms in the early colonial period,[2] following the eviction of the Kalanga people from the area by the British South Africa Company.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Implementation of Harmonised Road User Charges System in the SADC Region (PDF) (Report). SADC. p. 139. 
  2. ^ Welch, Pamela (2008). Church and Settler in Colonial Zimbabwe: A Study in the History of the Anglican Diocese of Mashonaland, Southern Rhodesia, 1890-1925. BRILL. p. 100. 
  3. ^ Nyathi, Pathisa (2005). Zimbabwe's Cultural Heritage. African Books Collective. p. 104.