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Chiredzi District

Chiredzi District
Chiredzi
District
A baobab tree in Gonarezhou national park, which is found in the district.
A baobab tree in Gonarezhou national park, which is found in the district.
Masvingo constituency seats for the 2008, showing the division of Chiredzi (District)
Masvingo constituency seats for the 2008, showing the division of Chiredzi (District)
Coordinates:
Country Zimbabwe
Province Masvingo
District Chiredzi
Established late 19th century
Population (2002)
 • Total 233 000
  estimated (UN)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+1)
This article is about the district. For the town, see Chiredzi

Chiredzi District is found in south-east Zimbabwe in Masvingo Province. The district is the major center of sugar production in the country. Hippo Valley Hospital, found in the district, is one of a numbers of center for HIV/AIDS treatment in the province.[1]

The district is famous for hosting Hippo Valley Estate and the nearby Mkwasine Estate both of which specialize in sugar cane and citrus fruit production.

Contents

  • Geography 1
  • Population 2
  • Government and politics 3
    • General elections 2008 3.1
  • See also 4
  • References 5

Geography

A large chunk of the district is found in region V, although there are some parts that lie in region IV. In the


  1. ^ AIDS treatment centers [1](accessed 18 February 2008)
  2. ^ Sugar estates wasteland [2] 9Accessed 3 March 2008)
  3. ^ List of candidates

References

Chiredzi CRICKET Club

See also

For the Chiredzi East sector, Mafamu Dennis (PAFA), Sithole Abraham (Zanu-PF), Chingombe Samson (MDC Mtambara), Chiromo Walter (MDC Tsvangirai) are registered to contest the seat, while Tafamba Olivia (PAFA), Ndava Ronald (Zanu-PF), and Mutambu John (MDC Tsvangirai) will contest Chiredzi north. Baloyi Alois (Zanu-PF), Zanamwe Nehemiah (MDC), Chirove Joseph (MDC Tsvangirai) are vying for Chiredzi south while Musareva Ernest (PAFA), Samson Aliginia (Zanu-PF), Mungwadzi Godfrey (Independent), Mashiri Robson (MDC Mutambara), and nickrd) will fight it out for Chiredzi west.[3]

Like Gutu, Chiredzi district has been divided into four sectors for the general elections of 2008. Candidates from both the MDC-T and the MDC-M, and from ZANU-PF and independents will compete for the four constituency seats available and the winners will go on to represent the district in Zimbabwe's new House of Assembly.

General elections 2008

Government and politics

The district is sparsely populated. The Shanganes for a majority, with everybody in the district speaking Shangane, a dialect that is related to both Zulu and Ndebele.

Population

[2]

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