STATUS: Independent Nation (from UK, 1980)
FORMERLY: Rhodesia (1965-1980), Southern Rhodesia (pre-1965)
PRONOUNCED: Zim Bob Way
CAPITAL: Harare (formerly Salisbury)
WORLD LOCATION: Central Africa
FIRST LICENSE PLATES IN USE: 1910 (Bulawayo taxi cab plates, red/white)
MOTOR VEHICLES CURRENTLY REGISTERED: 260,000
CURRENT SLOGAN: None
FORMER SLOGANS: None
GRAPHICS USED: Small embossed "soapstone bird" on some current issues.
PLATES ARE: Owner provided, but most are of a similar design.
SINGLE PLATES OR PAIRS: Pairs
OVAL: ZW ISO: ZW
CARS DRIVE ON: Left
Header plate photo from the PL8S Magazine archive.
|Zimbabwe Diplomatic issue, black on white embossed aluminum. from the Australian Embassy. Drew Steitz collection.|
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