formerly  Sinoia,  

      town, north-central Zimbabwe. It lies west of the Hunyani River and Falls and is located on highway and rail routes to the national capital, Harare (formerly Salisbury), and to Lusaka, Zambia. Chinhoyi is the centre of a productive agricultural area (tobacco, corn [maize], cattle) and a mining district (copper, mica). The town is also the gateway to the Chinhoyi (limestone) Caves, 5 miles (8 km) west. Named for a local chief, Chinhoyi acquired town status in 1946. Pop. (2002 prelim.) 56,794.

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