Economic Areas Category: AGRICULTURAL AREAS
Chipinge Agricultural Area. The Chipinga district is an important coffee growing area in Zimbabwe. A coffee of excellent quality and body is produced. Chipinga has a warm climate, with abundant rainfall, tea and other products such as Macadamia nuts are also produced.
Manicaland is a province in eastern Zimbabwe. After Harare Province, it is the country’s second-most populous province, with a population of 1.75 million, as of the 2012 census. After Harare and Bulawayo provinces, it is Zimbabwe’s third-most densely populated province. Manicaland was one of five original provinces established in Southern Rhodesia in the early colonial period.The province is divided into ten administrative subdivisions of seven rural districts and three towns/councils, including the provincial capital, Mutare. The name Manicaland is derived from the province’s largest ethnic group, the Manyika, a Shona subgroup who speak a distinct Shona dialect, Manyika.