Nyazura (formerly Inyazura) is 72km Northwest of Mutare on the main Harare-Mutare highway, and the railway. Nyazura is the administrative centre for Chiduku Communal Lands. It is in Makoni District in Manicaland Province. The name means, "place to be approached cautiously".


Lat/Long: 18°43′S 32°10′E.
Manicaland Province.
Administrative center for Tsungwesi Rural Council.


Nyazura owes it's existence as a rail crew transfer point during the era of steam trains. Since land reform the population of farmers has greatly increased, and Nyazura has begun to offer many more srvices than before.

Other information

Phosphate is mined SW of Nyazura.

See Handina Secondary School.
See Mavhudzi Secondary School.
See Nyazura Adventist High School.
See Rukweza Secondary School.
See Ruwombwe Secondary School.
See St KiIlian’s Secondary School.

Further Reading


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