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Makoni District


Makoni District

Makoni District is a district in Zimbabwe. The name also refers to a parliamentary constituency with coterminous borders.


  • Location 1
  • Overwiew 2
  • Population 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6


The district is located in Manicaland Province, in northeastern Zimbabwe. Its main town, Rusape, with an estimated population of 29,300 in 2004,[1] is located approximately 170 kilometres (110 mi), by road, southeast of Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe and the largest city in that country.[2]


Makoni District in primarily a farming district. The chief cash crop is tobacco.[3]


In 2002, the national census estimated the population of Makoni District at 151,596 people.[4] In 2004, the district population was estimated at 272,578.[5] In 2011, the population of the district was estimated at 283,017.[6] The next national population census in Zimbabwe is scheduled from 18 August 2012 through 28 August 2012.[7]

See also


  1. ^ Estimated Population of Rusape In 2004
  2. ^ Road Distance Between Harare And Rusape With Map
  3. ^ Tobacco Is Widely Grown In Makoni District
  4. ^ Estimated Population of Makoni District In 2002
  5. ^ Estimated Population of Makoni District In 2004
  6. ^ Estimated Population of Makoni District In 2011
  7. ^ Next Population Census In Zimbawe Scheduled For August 2012

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