Great Zimbabwe

Great Zimbabwe is a complex of ruins built by Shona-speaking people between the 13th and 14th centuries. It was once the centre of a vast empire known as the Munhumutapa Empire. It has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1986.
Latitude
-20.2709° or 20° 16' 15.4" south
Longitude
30.9332° or 30° 55' 59.5" east
Open Location Code
5GFGPWHM+J7
Elevation
1,130 metres (3,707 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 2492683868
Geo­Names ID
9855410
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Groot-Zimbabwe
  • Afrikaans: groot zimbabwe ruines
  • Arabic: Great Zimbabwe
  • Arabic: زيمبابوي العظمى
  • Armenian: Մեծ Զիմբաբվե
  • Asturian; Bable: Gran Zimbabue
  • Avaric: Zimbabwe
  • Azerbaijani: Böyük Zimbabve
  • Basque: Zimbabwe Handia
  • Belarusian: Вялікі Зымбабвэ
  • Belarusian: Вялікі Зімбабве
  • Belarusian: Вялікі Зімбабвэ
  • Bulgarian: Велико Зимбабве
  • Burmese: ဂရိတ်ဇင်ဘာဘွေမြို့ဟောင်း
  • Catalan: Gran Zimbabwe
  • Catalan: Gran Zimbàbue
  • Chinese: 大津巴布韋
  • Chinese: 大津巴布韦
  • Chinese: 大津巴布韦遗址
  • Chinese: 大辛巴威
  • Chinese: 大辛巴威古城
  • Chinese: 大辛巴威遺址
  • Croatian: Veliki Zimbabve
  • Czech: Velké Zimbabwe
  • Danish: Great Zimbabwe
  • Dutch: Great Zimbabwe
  • Dutch: Groot-Zimbabwe
  • Dutch: Groot Zimbabwe
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: زيمبابوى العظمى
  • English: Great Zimbabwe National Monument
  • Esperanto: Granda Zimbabvo
  • Esperanto: Great Zimbabwe
  • Finnish: Suur-Zimbabwe
  • French: Grand Zimbabwe
  • French: Great Zimbabwe
  • French: Monument national du Grand Zimbabwe
  • Gallegan: Gran Cimbabue
  • Georgian: დიდი ზიმბაბვე
  • German: Alt-Zimbabwe
  • German: Great-Zimbabwe
  • German: Great Zimbabwe
  • German: Gross-Simbabwe
  • German: Groß-Simbabwe
  • German: Groß-Zimbabwe
  • German: Nationalmonument Groß-Simbabwe
  • Greek: Μεγάλη Ζιμπάμπουε
  • Hebrew: גרייט זימבבואה
  • Hebrew: זימבבואה הגדולה
  • Hungarian: Nagy-Zimbabwe nemzeti műemlék
  • Indonesian: Zimbabwe Raya
  • Irish: An tSiombáib Mhór
  • Italian: Grande Zimbabwe
  • Italian: Great Zimbabwe
  • Italian: Regno di Zimbabwe
  • Japanese: グレートジンバブエ
  • Japanese: グレート・ジンバブウェ遺跡
  • Japanese: グレート・ジンバブエ
  • Japanese: グレート・ジンバブエ遺跡
  • Japanese: 大ジンバブエ遺跡
  • Kazakh: Үлкен Зимбаве
  • Korean: 그레이트 짐바브웨
  • Korean: 그레이트짐바브웨
  • Korean: 대 짐바브웨
  • Lithuanian: Didžioji Zimbabvė
  • Maithili: ग्रेट जिम्बाब्वे
  • Nepali: ग्रेट जिम्बाब्वे
  • Norwegian: Store Zimbabwe
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Great Zimbabwe
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Store Zimbabwe
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Ruinbyen Zimbabwe
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Store Zimbabwe
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Gran Zimbabwe
  • Persian: زیمبابوه بزرگ
  • Polish: Wielkie Zimbabwe
  • Portuguese: Grande Zimbabwe
  • Portuguese: Monumento Nacional do Grande Zimbabwe
  • Romanian: Great Zimbabwe
  • Romanian: Marele Zimbabwe
  • Romanian: Zimbabwe
  • Russian: Большой Зимбабве
  • Russian: Зимбабве
  • Scots: Great Zimbabwe
  • Serbian: Veliki Zimbabve
  • Serbian: Велики Зимбабве
  • Serbo-Croatian: Veliki Zimbabve
  • Serbo-Croatian: Veliki Zimbabwe
  • Shona: Masvingo eZimbabwe
  • Spanish: Gran Zimbabue
  • Spanish: Gran Zimbabwe
  • Spanish: Monumento Nacional del Gran Zimbabue
  • Swedish: Stora Zimbabwe-ruinerna
  • Swedish: Stora Zimbabwe
  • Tamil: பெரிய ஜிம்பாப்வே
  • Tatar: Зур Зимбабве
  • Turkish: Büyük Zimbabve
  • Ukrainian: Велике Зімбабве
  • Vietnamese: Đại Zimbabwe
  • Waray (Philippines): Great Zimbabwe
  • Welsh: Simbabwe Fawr
  • Wu Chinese: 大津巴布韦

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