Zimbabwe lies within the tropics, however, many areas have a subtropical climate because they lie 900 masl. Maize is the staple food crop in Zimbabwe, with millet, wheat, and barley also grown for the local market. Groundnut and soybean are also commonly grown. Tobacco is Zimbabwe’s leading agricultural export and one of its main sources of foreign exchange.
Currency: Zimbabwe Dollar
Area (total): 387,000 km2
Population: 16.2 million (2016)