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is located in north-east Zimbabwe
With a population of nearly three million in its greater metropolitan area, Harare is the commercial, financial and communications hub for the country.
Founded in 1890 by Cecil Rhodes military volunteer force, it was originally named after the 3rd Marquess of Salisbury, then British Prime Minister.
On the second anniversary of independence in 1982 the name of the city was changed to Harare, a name taken from the local Shona chief Neharawa, who's nickname was 'he who doesn't sleep'.
In recent decades Harare has been adversely affected by the lack of economic and political stability within the nation, although things do seem to be slightly on the up of late.
Although there are sights of interest in Harare, on the whole most of our guests tend to pass straight through, only tending to overnight when obliged to by late arriving or early departing flights.