Shamva District

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Shamva District
District
Coordinates: 17°10′0″S 31°40′0″E / 17.16667°S 31.66667°E / -17.16667; 31.66667Coordinates: 17°10′0″S 31°40′0″E / 17.16667°S 31.66667°E / -17.16667; 31.66667
Country Zimbabwe
Province Mashonaland Central
District Shamva
Elevation[1] 953 m (3,127 ft)
Population
 • Total 98,977
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+1)

Shamva is one of seven districts in the Mashonaland Central province of Zimbabwe. The district capital is the village of Shamva.

Shamwa has one of the richest gold mines in Zimbabwe called Shamva gold mine. It is located 60km NW of Harare. Schools in Shamva include Chindunduma, madziva Wadzanai secondary schools. DAPP Humana People to People head office is In Shamva.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Shamva District". GeoNameId : 881344. geonames.org. Retrieved 2009-06-15.