Nsiza is 82 km north east of Bulawayo on the road and railway line to Gweru. Before 1982, it was known as Inseza, Nseza and Insiza. It is in Matabeleland South.


Lat/long: 19°46′51″ S 29°11′36″ E


1896: first settled.
1902: Bulawayo to Gweru railway reached the village and a siding put up.

In the Zimbabwe 1985 Parliamentary Election, Insiza returned to Parliament:

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

Turnout - 17 848 voters or 45.59 %

Other information

Tungsten is mined in the area.
Cattle ranching is the prime agricultural activity.

Further Reading


  1. [Katherine Sayce (Ed), Tabex, Encyclopedia Zimbabwe], Tabex, Encyclopedia Zimbabwe, (Quest Publishing, Harare, 1987), Retrieved: 25 July 2019