Zaka lies in Masvingo Province, and is also a District. It is 86km SE of Masvingo. It is an administrative center for the area, and had a central grain collection depot. The name is said to derive from kwo-ka-zaka meaning 'to where it is going down' hence, low country.
Zaka is on the Chiredzi River. Lat/Long: 20°21′S, 31°27′E
Established in 1923.
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