Rusape is a large, sprawling town that has not quite reached city status. The name Rusape was derived from the word 'rusapwe' which means 'never dries out', with reference to the ever flowing waters of the Rusape River close to which the town was built.

About Rusape

Rusape is a town in the province of Manicaland, Zimbabwe with a population of around 20,000 as of 2004, situated on the Harare-Mutare main road, approximately 170 km south east of Harare and 93 km north west of Mutare.