Became a Sister City: August 4, 1990
Land Area: 872 sq km = 336.68 sq miles = 337
Distance from Fountain Square: 8337
Harare is a major cultural, commercial and educational center with many beautiful parks and gardens. Its population of 1,600,000 is multi-ethnic, making for a rich culture of peoples and languages. On the outskirts town are wildlife sanctuary Mukuvisi Woodlands, Larvon Bird Gardens (over 180 species of bird), Lake Chivero recreational park and game reserve and Ewenrigg Botanical Gardens.
Currently, the sister city relationship with Harare, Zimbabwe has been suspended by Mayor Mallory until the political conditions there improve.
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