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Harare

(hə`rärā), formerly

Salisbury,

city (1992 est. pop. 1,485,615), alt. 4,865 ft (1,483 m), capital of Zimbabwe, NE Zimbabwe. Harare is Zimbabwe's largest city and its administrative, commercial, and communications center. It has a mild climate and is the trade center for an agricultural region whose main products are tobacco, corn, cotton, and citrus fruits. Manufactures include textiles, clothing, processed food and tobacco, beverages, steel, chemicals, furniture, fertilizers, and construction materials. Gold is mined in the area. Harare is connected by rail with BulawayoBulawayo
, city (1992 est. pop. 621,742), SW Zimbabwe. It is the second largest city of Zimbabwe and an important industrial, commercial, and railroad center. Among its manufactures are textiles, motor vehicles, tires, metal products, and cement.
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, in SW Zimbabwe. The city was founded in 1890 as a fort by the Pioneer Column, a mercenary force organized by Cecil J. Rhodes to seize Mashonaland. The city was originally named Salisbury after the 3d marquess of Salisbury, then British prime minister. It became a municipality in 1897 and a city in 1935. Salisbury was the capital of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland (1953–63). After World War II the population grew as many people migrated to the city. After Zimbabwe gained independence in 1980, the name of the city was changed to Harare. Harare is the site of the Univ. of Zimbabwe, of the National Gallery, which has collections of African soapstone carvings, and of the National Museum, known for its archaeological holdings.

Harare

the capital of Zimbabwe, in the northeast: University of Zimbabwe (1957); industrial and commercial centre. Pop.: 1 527 000 (2005 est.)
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A 354-seat Boeing 777-300ER, the longest passenger aircraft ever to touch down in Lusaka and Harare, will replace a 237-seat Airbus A330-200 on the route - a capacity increase of more than 50 percent, Emirates said in a statement.
Since the route was launched, Emirates has carried more than 5,000 tons of cargo on its Lusaka and Harare service, enabling companies to export their goods across the globe.
Since the route was launched, Emirates has carried more than 5000 tonnes of cargo on its Lusaka and Harare service, enabling companies to export their goods across the globe.
Emirates' new service will play a significant role in supporting this growth by connecting Lusaka and Harare to our worldwide network, opening new conduits for trade, investment and tourism.
Its weekly cargo capacity into and out of the continent will now be over 6,000 tonnes after the launch of flights to Lusaka, Zambia, and Harare, Zimbabwe, on February 1.
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Following the launch of the new Lusaka and Harare services on 1 February 2012 the carrier expects to increase cargo capacity to and from the continent to over 300,000 tonnes.