Whether you’re looking to go on safari to discover the incredible wildlife, or you’d simply like to explore the natural wonders that Zambia is famous for, head for the coordinates 15.4167° S, 28.2833° E to land yourself in this beautiful country.
The terrain here is mostly high plateau, with stunning hills and mountains – perfect!
The total land area of Zambia is 290,586 square miles (752,614 square kilometres)…
Zambia boasts the largest waterfall in the world (or more specifically, the largest single sheet of falling water). Measuring an amazing 5,600 feet wide, Victoria Falls is not only a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it is also considered to be one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World!
Lake Kariba on the Zambia/Zimbabwe border is the world’s largest man-made lake by volume, containing an incredible 43 cubic miles of water!
The official language of Zambia is English, although indigenous languages are also spoken.
If you’re planing to embark on a safari adventure, you’ll need to exchange your spending money into Zambian Kwacha, the official currency here.
The average life span here is 63.04 years (2017).
The national dish in Zambia is Nshima – pounded white maize, which is served with a vegetable stew and eaten by hand.
South Luangwa National Park, Zambia
Zambia grows corn, rice, tobacco, sorghum (cereal) and peanuts; they also rear cattle.
Its industry consists of copper mining and processing, beverages, foodstuffs and construction.
The main exports consist of copper, cobalt, tobacco, electricity and flowers.
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