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'''Rusape''' is a Town located in [[Manicaland Province]] in [[Zimbabwe]].  
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'''Rusape''' is a Town located in [[Manicaland Province]]. It is on the [[Harare]] [[Mutare]] highway, 90km North West of [[Mutare]]. The Harare Beira railway also passes through Rusape. 
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==Location==
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Lat/Long: 18°32′12″S 32°07′29″E
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Manicaland Province and Makoni District.
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==History==
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First settled 1894.<br/>
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Chief's Makoni and Mangwendi attacked the settlers here during the [[First Chimurenga]], and Chief Makoni was captured and executed.<br/>
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The 1969 Rhodesian census puts the population at 4510 Africans, 611 Europeans, 157 Asians, 8 Coloureds, for a total of 5290.<br/>
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In 2009, the population was 29,292 people.<br/>
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==Other information==
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Rusape is a regional centre for an important agricultural region.<br/>
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[[Diana's Vow Cave]] is nearby.<br/> 
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==Further Reading==
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<ref name="Encyclopedia Zimbabwe"> [Katherine Sayce (Ed), Tabex, Encyclopedia Zimbabwe], Tabex, Encyclopedia Zimbabwe'', (Quest Publishing, Harare, 1987), Retrieved: 25 July 2019'' </ref>
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<ref name= " Encyclopaedia Rhodesia "> [Mary Akers (ed.),  Encyclopaedia Rhodesia] (The College Press, Salisbury, 1973) Retrieved 8 August 2019" </ref>
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<ref name= "Historical Dictionary of Zimbabwe/Rhodesia"> [R. Kent Rasmussen (ed),  Historical Dictionary of Zimbabwe/Rhodesia] (The Scarecrow Press, London, 1979) Retrieved 8 August 2019" </ref>
  
==Population==
 
It is home to about 29,292 people and the population comprises of both sexes of different nationalities although the majority are local Zimbabweans.
 
  
  
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Revision as of 09:58, 2 September 2019

Rusape
Population
 (2009)
29,292

Rusape is a Town located in Manicaland Province. It is on the Harare Mutare highway, 90km North West of Mutare. The Harare Beira railway also passes through Rusape.

Location

Lat/Long: 18°32′12″S 32°07′29″E Manicaland Province and Makoni District.

History

First settled 1894.
Chief's Makoni and Mangwendi attacked the settlers here during the First Chimurenga, and Chief Makoni was captured and executed.

The 1969 Rhodesian census puts the population at 4510 Africans, 611 Europeans, 157 Asians, 8 Coloureds, for a total of 5290.
In 2009, the population was 29,292 people.

Other information

Rusape is a regional centre for an important agricultural region.
Diana's Vow Cave is nearby.

Further Reading

[1]

[2]

[3]


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References

  1. [Katherine Sayce (Ed), Tabex, Encyclopedia Zimbabwe], Tabex, Encyclopedia Zimbabwe, (Quest Publishing, Harare, 1987), Retrieved: 25 July 2019
  2. [Mary Akers (ed.), Encyclopaedia Rhodesia] (The College Press, Salisbury, 1973) Retrieved 8 August 2019"
  3. [R. Kent Rasmussen (ed), Historical Dictionary of Zimbabwe/Rhodesia] (The Scarecrow Press, London, 1979) Retrieved 8 August 2019"