Hwange (formerly Wankie) is a town in Zimbabwe, located in Hwange District, in Matabeleland North Province, in northwestern Zimbabwe, close to the international borders with Botswana and Zambia. It lies approximately 100 kilometres (62 mi), by road, southeast of Victoria Falls, the nearest large city.[2] The town lies on the railway line from Bulawayo, Zimbabwe's second-largest city, to Victoria Falls. Hwange sits at an elevation of 770 metres (2,530 ft), above sea level.[3]

Coordinates: 18°21′53″S 26°30′00″E
ProvinceMatabeleland North
DistrictHwange District
CityHwange Municipality
Highest elevation
770 m (2,530 ft)
 (2012 Census)[1]
Time zoneUTC+2 (CAT)

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