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Mpandawana is located in Zimbabwe
Location of Mpandawana
Coordinates: 19°38′12″S 031°10′06″E / 19.63667°S 31.16833°E / -19.63667; 31.16833Coordinates: 19°38′12″S 031°10′06″E / 19.63667°S 31.16833°E / -19.63667; 31.16833
Country Zimbabwe
Region Midlands
Province Masvingo
District Gutu
Elevation 1,398 m (4,587 ft)
 • Total 30,000
Time zone CAT (UTC+2)

Mpandawana[1] is a town and the largest service centre in Gutu, Zimbabwe. In the early years of independent Zimbabwe's economic planning, Mpandawana was designated as a "growth point".[2] By 2012 the settlement had a population of over 30,000, and was recently granted town status.[3]


The centre has a post office,[4] shops[2] banking services, schools and a hospital.[5] But there is no resident medical doctor.[5] There are paved streets,[2] including the main east-west road through the settlement.[6] Mpandawana has electricity.[5] Water for the town is supplied from Mushaviri dam. Mpandawana has several residential suburbs, namely: Old Location, Tompsky, Hwiru (United Nations), Gonvill, Western suburbs and the newest development, Chomfuli low density suburb.


Gutu United Primary School

Hwiru Primary School

Mpandawana High School

Gutu Vocational Training Centre

shain primary school

Administration Offices and Businesses[edit]

Mupandawana Town Council

Magistrates Court

Ministry of Education offices


Blue Ribbon Bakery


N. Richards and Company

Tel One

Gutu Post Office

Mpandawana Post Office

Spar Supermarket


  1. ^ Mpandawana Business Centre (Approved) at GEOnet Names Server, United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  2. ^ a b c Saunyama, Jairos (17 March 2014). "Mpandawana, Jerera growth points still vibrant". The Zimbabwe Mail. Harare, Zimbabwe. Archived from the original on 4 April 2014. 
  3. ^ "lates tmpandawana-granted-town-status". The Herald. Harare, Zimbabwe. 28 April 2014. 
  4. ^ "ZimPost: Find a Post Office: Midlands Offices". Zimbabwe Posts. Archived from the original on 4 April 2014. 
  5. ^ a b c "Gutu Central Constituency" (PDF). Parliament of Zimbabwe, Research Department. 2011. Archived (PDF) from the original on 12 April 2014. 
  6. ^ Satellite imagery. "Mpandawana". Bing maps.