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Travel Guide: Khami Ruins in Khami, Zimbabwe #travel

Khami Ruins

Khami, Zimbabwe

Khami, which developed after the capital of Great Zimbabwe had been abandoned in the mid-16th century, is of great archaeological interest. The discovery of objects from Europe and China shows that Khami was a major centre for trade over a long period of time.

Map of Khami Ruins

More info about Khami

Coronavirus in Khami

As much as it pains us to say, now is not the best time to be boarding that plane, boat or train. More and more countries are going into COVID-19 lockdown and closing their borders, which is making it virtually impossible to travel anyway. You can track the current coronavirus right now.

Culture in Khami

We've written a very extensive guide filled with insightfull comments and handy tips and tricks about all the aspects to traveling in Zimbabwe. We've summarized the most critical things below, but you can discover more information in our detailed guide to Zimbabwe.

Money in Khami

Currencie(s): Botswana pula, British pound, Chinese yuan, Euro, Indian rupee, Japanese yen, South African rand & United States dollar

Corruption: Zimbabwe has a corruption score of 78 out of 100.
If your itinerary runs through Zimbabwe, be very careful: threats to your well-being may come from muggers and police officers alike. According to Transparency International, Zimbabwe is one of the most corrupt nations around the world.

Zimbabwe is concidered to be a relatively dangerous country, with a Global Peace Index of 2.46 out of 4.
This report is the only one of its kind that measures how dangerous or safe a nation is based on 23 different indicators, including political terror, deaths from internal conflict, murder rate, and ease of access to small arms and light weapons.

Language in Khami

Language(s): English, Shona & Northern Ndebele

Food & Drinks in Khami

National dish: Sadza.

Drinking age: The minimum age for drinking in Khami is 18.

Religion in Khami

Zimbabwe is a religious country. According to the Gallup Poll in 2009 research, 88% of the population thinks religion is important in their daily life. More info about this study can be found here. The religous adherents are syncretic (part Christian, part indigenous beliefs) 50%, Christian 25%, indigenous beliefs 24%, Muslim and other 1%. Read this article about the impact of religion on your travel plans.

Sex & Relationships in Khami

Age of Consent: 16 years.

Same-sex marriage (also known as gay marriage) is not legalized in Zimbabwe.

Zimbabwe scores a -8/10 on the 'Gay Travel Index'.

Other practical tips for Khami

Timezone: UTC+02:00

Driving: Right-hand traffic.

Power adapters and converters: 240 V (50 Hz), Plug D / G

Pollution (PM2.5 fine dust particles): 22.25 µg/m3
PM2.5 Fine dust particulates can be carried deep into the lungs where they can cause inflammation and a worsening of the condition of people with heart and lung diseases. The smaller the particles the deeper they travel into the lungs, with more potential for harm. Note that the World Health Organisation's guideline value is 20 µg/m3. So be carefull when travelling to Zimbabwe. Make sure you are prepared by reading our article about effective strategies for a healthier trip.

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