Chihota is a communal area in Marondera District, Mashonaland East Province. Chihota has 9 wards, each ward has 5 to 6 villages. Chihota is approximately 50km to 80km from Harare.

In the 1990 Parliamentary Election (see A History of Zimbabwean Elections) Chihota returned to Parliament:

Turnout - 12 599 voters or 29.47 %


Chihota is an agro-based economy and a mix of subsistence farming (maize) and commercial farming (vegetables).