Khami

Khami (also written as Khame, Kame or Kami) is a ruined city located 22 kilometres west of Bulawayo, in Zimbabwe. It was once the capital of the Kalanga Kingdom of Butwa of the Torwa dynasty. It is now a national monument, and became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1986.[1]

Khami
Ruins of Khami
Shown within Zimbabwe
LocationMatabeleland North Province, Zimbabwe
Coordinates20°09′30″S 28°22′36″E
TypeSettlement
History
PeriodsLate Iron Age
CulturesKingdom of Butua
Site notes
Official nameKhami Ruins National Monument
CriteriaCultural: (iii), (iv)
Reference365
Inscription1986 (10th Session)

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