City of Mutare

KEY FACTS, GEOGRAPHIC AND DEMOGRAPHIC HIGHLIGHTS

Zimbabwe, strategically located in the heart of Southern Africa is home to Mutare, the Eastern Gateway to the Sea.

Owing to its geographical landscape, the country has significant agriculture, forestry and tourism potential. The population is relatively distributed across the country. More densely populated urban areas.

Key Country Facts

Capital:                                                            Harare

Official Languages:                                        English, Ndebele and Shona

Currency:                                                        Multi Currency System

Dialling Code:                                                 +263

Population (2012est.):                                     12 973 308

World Population Rank:                                 72

Population Growth Rate (2012):                                4.375%

Rank Population growth in Africa:                 23

Literacy Rate:                                                 97%

 

SUMMARY INFORMATION ABOUT CITY OF MUTARE

 

CITY STATUS GRANTED IN                                          : 1971

POPULATION ESTIMATE                                               : 188 243 (2012 CENSUS)

TRANSIT POPULATION                                                  : 120 000

WARDS                                                                                 : 19

COUNCILLORS                                                                  : 19

AREA (total surface area)                                                 : 16500 HECTARES

ALTITUDE                                                                           : 1120m

CLIMATE                                                                            :  Temperate Climate (Average of 19 Degrees Celsius

RAINFALL                                                                           : Average of 818mm

ROAD NETWORK                           

TARRED                                               : 274 km

EARTH AND GRAVEL                     : 230 km

WORK FORCE OF MUNICIPALITY                         : 1264

HOUSING UNITS:

LOW DENSITY                                   : 4662

MEDIUM DENSITY                          : 926

HIGH DENSITY                                 : 43 620

NUMBER OF SCHOOLS:[PUBLIC AND PRIVATE]

SECONDARY                                                      :  13

PRIMARY                                                            : 19

COLLEGES                                                          : 11

UNIVERSITIES                                                  : 3

NUMBER OF HEALTH FACILITIES

NUMBER OF HOSPITALS                               `                               : 3

NUMBER OF CLINICS                                                                     : 8

NUMBER OF PRIVATE MEDICAL FACILITIES                      :  20

 

 

INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Project Name Description Location And Land Aspects
Hospitality 1.       Hotel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.       Lodges

 

 

 

 

·         Christmas Pass

+/- 6km from the City Centre

5.4 Hectares

Stand is title surveyed

Serviced with a road and septic tank

 

2 stands along Beira road,

1 Stand along Vumba Road

+/- 2hectares each

Serviced with roads, and septic tanks

 

Solar Street lighting

 

1.       Along Robert Mugabe Road

 

 

 

·         From the Christmas Pass to the CBD
Smart Water Metering 1.       Metering all properties in the City ·         All properties
Recreational Facilities 1.       Refurbishment of Sakubva Stadium

2.       Construction of 2 Stadia

·         Sakubva High Density

 

·         One in Chikanga High Density

Title Surveyed

5.72 hectares

Fully Serviced

One in Dangamvura High Density

Not surveyed

+/- 9.80 hectares

Serviced with water and road

SMEs 1.       Construction of Flea Markets ·         Sakubva High Density

REASONS TO INVEST IN MUTARE

  • Freshest water filtered from the Nyangani Mountains.
  • Reliable/ uninterrupted water supply
  • Eastern Gateway to the Sea
  • Marange Diamonds in the vicinity
  • Proximity to the Burma Valley and Honde Valley banana plantations
  • Claremont flowers/ fruits
  • Mountainous scenic views
  • Dairy farming with 49%  of the country’s production from Manicaland
  • Penhalonga gold fields
  • State of the Art Hotels
  • Forestry and Timber processing
  • Low crime rates in Mutare

 

APPLICANTS ARE ADVISED TO SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION FOR CONSIDERATION

 

Application letter

Application fees of about US$300

Project Proposal

Company Registration

Proof of funding or any resources related to the project

Track Record in similar projects

Programme of works

 APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE ADDRESSED TO:

The Town Clerk

Mutare City Council

Number 1 Queens Way

Box 910

Civic Centre

 

Direct Line: +263 20 64412

Fax Number: +263 20 61002

SMS Hotline: 34452

Website: http://www.mutarecity.co.zw

Emails: TownClerk@mutare.intersol.co.zw

maligwajosh@gmail.com

Facebook: The City of Mutare

Twitter: @CityOfMutare

Whatsapp Platform: +263 775 792 461

 


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