Zimbabwe-Rhodesia

former country

Zimbabwe Rhodesia was an unrecognized state in southern Africa. It replaced the Republic of Rhodesia from 1 June 1979 to 12 December 1979. It was replaced by the re-established British colony of Southern Rhodesia for three months before being replaced by the present day Republic of Zimbabwe.

Zimbabwe Rhodesia

1979–1979
Flag of Zimbabwe Rhodesia
Flag
Coat of arms of Zimbabwe Rhodesia
Coat of arms
LocationZimbabwe.svg
StatusUnrecognized state
CapitalSalisbury
Common languagesEnglish (official)
Shona and Sindebele widely spoken
GovernmentRepublic
President 
Prime Minister 
Historical eraCold War
• Established
1 June 1979
12 December 1979
Area
1979390,580 km2 (150,800 sq mi)
Population
• 1979
6930000
CurrencyRhodesian dollar
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Rhodesia
Southern Rhodesia