Zimbabwe


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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