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The name zimbabwe stems from a shona term for great zimbabwe, an ancient ruined city in the country's south-east whose remains are now a protected site two different theories address the origin of the word. Great zimbabwe control thinking 1) great zimbabwe was one of many thriving civilizations rich and vast land, so why did the people abandon it 2) great zimbabwe is known for imba hurd (the great enclosure), the dwelling of the king and his treasures. What have archaeologists found out about great zimbabwe. . Great zimbabwe: economy zimbabwes economic structure resembles that of a lower middle-income country the country has a relatively sophisticated and advanced financial system, a vibrant stock exchange and advanced manufacturing sector. A site dedicated to all things zimbabwe including zimbabwe culture, food, geography, agriculture, facts, cities, population, hiv and aids, estate agents, art, maps and more.
Great zimbabwe is a medieval city in the south-eastern hills of zimbabwe near lake mutirikwe and the town of masvingo overview of great zimbabwe the large walled construction is the great enclosure some remains of the valley complex can be seen in front of it.
Great zimbabwe is a ruined city that was once the capital of the kingdom of zimbabwe, which existed from 1100 to 1450 ad during the countrys late iron age the monument, which first began to be constructed. Art historian gus casely-hayford explores the history of great zimbabwe, a symbol of african genius. Great zimbabwe great zimbabwe is a the site of great zimbabwe is considered a great monument and a source of summary: small cattle-herding communities began to appear in the vicinity of what would become great zimbabwe from the fourth to the seventh century ad.