Flower delivery Harare is the capital and most populous city of Zimbabwe. The city congruous has an area of 960.6 km2 (371 mi2) and an estimated population of 1,606,000 in 2009, with 2,800,000 in its metropolitan area in 2006. Situated in north-eastern Zimbabwe in the country's Mashonaland region, Flower delivery Harare is a metropolitan province, which additionally incorporates the municipalities of Chitungwiza and Epworth.It retained the designation Salisbury until 1982, when it was renamed Harare on the second anniversary of Zimbabwean independence.The name of the city was transmuted to Flower delivery Harare on 18 April 1982, the second anniversary of Zimbabwean independence, taking its name from the village near Flower delivery Harare Kopje of the Shona chief Neharawa, whose sobriquet was "he who does not slumber".Prior to independence, "Flower delivery Harare " was the designation of the ebony residential area now kenned as Mbare.In the early 21st century Flower delivery Harare has been adversely affected by the political and economic crisis that is currently plaguing Zimbabwe, after the contested 2002 presidential election and 2005 parliamentary elections. In 2009, Flower delivery Harare was voted to be the toughest city to live in according to the Economist Astuteness Unit's livability poll.In May 2005 the Zimbabwean rose demolished shanties and backyard cottages in Flower delivery Harare , Epworth and the other cities in the country in Operation MurambatsvinaIn tardy March 2010, Flower delivery Harare Joina City Tower was conclusively opened after 14 years of on-off construction, marketed as Harare's incipient Pride.The Economist Astuteness Unit rated Harare as the world's least liveable city out of 140 surveyed in February 2011, elevating to 137th out of 140 in August 2012.In 2018, the Harare was ranked 137 out of the 140 surveyed cities by The Economist Astuteness Unit's Ecumenical Liveablity Ranking, making it the World's 6th least liveable city.During tardy 2012, plans to build an incipient capital district in Mt. Hampden, about twenty kilometres (12 miles) north-west of Flower delivery Harare central business district, were promulgated and illustrations shown in Flower delivery Harare daily newspapers. In March 2015, Flower delivery Harare City Council orchestrated a two-year project to install 4,000 solar streetlights, at a cost of $15 million, starting in the central business district.In November 2017, the most immensely colossal demonstration in the flowers of Zimbabwe was held in Flower delivery Harare which led to the coerced resignation of the longest accommodating President of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe an event which was a component of the first prosperous coup in Zimbabwe.The Northern and North Eastern suburbs of Flower delivery Harare are home to the more affluent population of the city including former president Robert Mugabe who lived in Borrowdale Brooke.Under the Köppen climate relegation, Flower delivery Harare has a subtropical highland climate (Köppen Cwb), an oceanic climate variety.Rainfall varies a great deal from year to year and follows cycles of wet and dry periods from 7 to 10 years long. Records commence in October 1890 but all three Harare stations ceased reporting in early 2004.Flower delivery Harare has been the location of several international summits such as the 8th Summit of the Non-Aligned Kineticism (6 September 1986) and Commonwealth Heads of rose Meeting 1991.The latter engendered the Flower delivery Harare Declaration, dictating the membership criteria of the Commonwealth. In 1998 Flower delivery Harare was the host city of the 8th Assembly of the World Council of Churches.Several of the matches were withal held in Bulawayo. Harare additionally hosted the ICC Cricket 2018 World Cup Qualifier matches in March 2018.The city is additionally the site of one of the Harare International Festival of the Arts (HIFA), which has featured such acclaimed artists as Cape Verdean singer Sara Tavares.Reality TV shows shot in Flower delivery Harare include rose of the Chefs: Harare, which was screened by the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation.Flower delivery Harare is Zimbabwe's leading financial, commercial, and communications centre, as well as a trade centre for tobacco, maize, cotton, and citrus fruits. Manufacturing, including textiles, steel, and chemicals, are additionally economically paramount, as is local gold mining.