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Located in Zimbabwe :: Matabeleland North  :: Hwange
Category: Places :: Town Medium

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Hwange is a coal mining town situated in Matebelaland North province. Besides coal mining the town also have one of the biggest national park in the country, the Hwange National park where various wildlife species roam around the park. The town economy is based largely on coal mining, electricity generation for Zimbabwe at Hwange thermal power station and tourism with visitors to one of the largest national park. For more information about this town visitors can contact the Hwange Local Board.

Contact [ correction ]
Address :  Hwange Local Board, Zimbabwe
Contact :  Hwange Local Board
Tel :  +263(0)81 332 60
Cellphone Reception :  Good Main Cellular Network :  Econet. Telecel. Netone

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General Information [ correction ]
Open on Public Holidays :  Yes

Destination Information [ correction ]
Police Station :  Yes   Police Telephone :  +263(0)81 283 2750
Hospital : Yes   Hospital Telephone :  +263(0)81 282 2271
Doctor : Yes   Doctor Telephone :  +263(0)81 283 0988
Petrol :  Yes   Petrol Type :  ULP/LRP
Diesel :  Yes   Diesel Type :  Diesel 93, E10
Towing Service :  Yes   Towing Service Telephone :  +263(0)71 945 2855 (TowTruck24 Zimbabwe)
Facilities :  Gas Refill, Shops, General Dealer, Bank, ATM, Foreign Exchange, Internet Cafe, Tour Services, Lodging, Camping, Butchery, Liquor, Restaurant, Pharmacy, Airport, Airstrip, Tyre Repair, Tyre Sales, Mechanical Repair

Facilities [ correction ]
Other Facilities :  Auto Dealer.

Activities [ correction ]
Game Viewing, Game Drives, Night Drives, 4WD Trails, Guided Walks, Horse Trails, Fishing, Swimming, Bird Watching, Stargazing
Game to View :  Elephants. Giraffe. Lion. Wild dog. Buffalo.

Travelling Information

ACCESS:
There is a Manga airstrip within Hwange National park, a bush landing strip, ideal for visitors to the National park.

ROADS INFO:
There is one stretch between Hwange and Bulawayo where there are undulations in the road. There is a warning sign saying 'Deadly Danger' and it is no understatement. Anything above 50 kph and you could be in trouble.

EMERGENCY SERVICES:
Doctor's contact is for Dr Makoni, George. Hospital contact is for Hwange Colliery Hospital.

TOW-INS:
Tow In number added is for TowTruck24 Zimbabwe.
Alternative tow-in services contact: +263(0)78 057 9261 / +263(0)71 808 4297 / +263(0)73 652 3424 (DRIVE Zimbabwe Roadside Assistance). (Sept-2023).

 Travel Tip!

Winter : Mid May to Mid August; Summer : September to May.


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