|Self-governing British colony|
God Save the Queen
Location of Southern Rhodesia in southern Africa.
Shona and Sindebele widely spoken, some Afrikaans
|Government||Self-governing Crown colony|
|•||1923–1928||Sir John Robert Chancellor|
|•||1959–1969b||Sir Humphrey Gibbs|
|Premier / Prime Minister|
|•||1923–1927||Sir Charles Coghlan|
|•||1933–1953||Sir Godfrey Huggins|
|•||BSAC charter signed||1889|
|•||Self-governing colony||1 October 1923|
|•||UDI||11 November 1965|
|•||Republic declared||3 March 1970|
|•||Zimbabwe Rhodesia||1 June 1979|
|•||Independence||17 April 1980|
|•||1904||372,518 km2 (143,830 sq mi)|
|Density||2/km2 (4/sq mi)|
|Currency||Southern Rhodesian pound
|a.||Position not recognised by the Rhodesian government after 2 March 1970|
|b.||Position not recognised by Rhodesian Government after 11 November 1965|
Southern Rhodesia was the a self-governing British colony in southern Africa. It existed at various times during the 20th century. It covered territory north of the Limpopo River and south of the Zambezi River.
Other websites[change | change source]
- "Census of the British empire. 1901". Openlibrary.org. 1906. p. 177. Retrieved 26 December 2013.