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'''Gokwe''' is a Town located in [[Midlands Province]] in [[Zimbabwe]].  
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'''Gokwe''' is a town in [[Midlands Province]].  
  
 
==Population==
 
==Population==
It is home to about 18,942 people and the population comprises of both sexes of different nationalities although the majority are local Zimbabweans.  
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It is home to about 18,942 people.
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The nearby Lutope river to the south derives it's name from ''dope'', Shona for mud, and ''ru'', implying long. Hence ''rutope'' is a long stretch of mud. Reportedly a good description of the river. <ref name= "Lore and Legend of Southern Rhodesia Place Names"> [Chief Information Officer,  Lore and Legend of Southern Rhodesia Place Names] (Southern Rhodesia Information Service, Salisbury, 1960) Retrieved 8 November 2021" </ref>
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See [[Cheziya Gokwe High School]]. <br/>
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See [[Gokwe District Hospital]]. <br/>
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See [[Gokwe North]] and [[Gokwe North RDC]]. <br/>
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See [[Gokwe South]] and [[Gokwe South RDC]]. <br/>
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See [[Nembudziya Government Secondary School]]. <br/>
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See [[Njelele Secondary School]]. <br/>
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==Further Reading==
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'''14 December 2021''' - Gokwe council sinks 18 million into solar powered-boreholes.
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[https://news.pindula.co.zw/2021/12/14/gokwe-council-sinks-18-million-into-solar-powered-boreholes/]
  
  
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Latest revision as of 16:18, 14 December 2021

Gokwe
Population
 (2009)
18,942

Gokwe is a town in Midlands Province.

Population

It is home to about 18,942 people.

The nearby Lutope river to the south derives it's name from dope, Shona for mud, and ru, implying long. Hence rutope is a long stretch of mud. Reportedly a good description of the river. [1]

See Cheziya Gokwe High School.
See Gokwe District Hospital.
See Gokwe North and Gokwe North RDC.
See Gokwe South and Gokwe South RDC.
See Nembudziya Government Secondary School.
See Njelele Secondary School.

Further Reading

14 December 2021 - Gokwe council sinks 18 million into solar powered-boreholes. [1]





References

  1. [Chief Information Officer, Lore and Legend of Southern Rhodesia Place Names] (Southern Rhodesia Information Service, Salisbury, 1960) Retrieved 8 November 2021"