Zambia

Key Country Facts

Population: 15.5 Million
Historical & Interesting Facts:

Zambia is that the capital, Lusaka, was originally planned to house maximum 200,000 people, but today it is home to over 1,500,00 people and is the fastest growing city in the country. It is often described as “boom town” with its bustling markets, commercial architecture, and lively nightlife.

Top Activities and Places to Visit:

Visitors cannot miss out on Victoria Falls, which has been described as one of the seven natural wonders of the world

Other Information:

Major exports of Zambia include copper, cobalt, electricity, tobacco, flowers and cotton.

The landlocked country of Zambia! The capital of Zambia is Lusaka. There are approximately 15,510,711 people living here. The official language is English, with a majority of the population speaking Bembe. The majority of the population practices protestant Christianity. The time zone is 6 hours ahead of EST.

Zambia is rich with natural wonders. Visitors cannot miss out on Victoria Falls, which has been described as one of the seven natural wonders of the world! Nearly twice the height of Niagara Falls, Victoria Falls are the largest sheet of falling water in the whole world and can been seen both in Botswana and Zimbabwe too. Also of interest is Lake Kariba, the world’s largest man-made lake by volume. Located along the border of Zimbabwe and Zambia, Lake Kariba is home to Nile crocodiles, hippopotami, and a number of commercial fish such as sardines. History buffs would enjoy a visit to the Railway Museum located in the town of Livingstone. This museum is dedicated to Zambia’s railway history and the country’s history with Jewish colonizers.

 

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