|Government type||HM's Government|
|Ruling party||Rhodesia Party|
|Capital||Salisbury (Harare) (ID 2068)|
|Tech school||Traditional Academia|
Southern Rhodesia is one of the only civilized nations in Africa. It does however not exist, nor can it be released at the start of the game. It is along with Congo Free State and Israel the only country, that can only be created through decisions. It does not even have any cores in the beginning of the game.
Southern Rhodesia can be created only by United Kingdom through the decision, British South Africa Company. Great Britain has to colonize the area of Rhodesia that is equal to modern day Zimbabwe and thus make the decision available.
The country of Southern Rhodesia was historically formed through British colonisation of Africa. Thus only The United Kingdom can make Southern Rhodesia appear in Victoria 2. After the creation of Southern Rhodesia if a player chooses to play as it, there will be significant challenges if most of the surrounding territory is owned by any of the Great Powers.