General Information about Zambia
Zambia is found in southern central Africa and is landlocked between Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Nambia, Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Zambia has a population of around 11,477,447 who speak English or Bemba and follow Christian, Muslim, Hindu or Inginenous beliefs. Zambia has a tropical climate with a rainy season between October and April. Zambia's capital city is Lusaka.
Zambia is home to the Victoria Falls which is very popular with tourists. These are one of the most spectacular falls in the world and here you can take part in activities such as white-water rafting, abseiling, river-boating and bungee jumping. Zambia also has some beautiful national parks and nature reserves which take up almost one-third of the country.
Find Out About The Climate In Zambia
The climate of Zambia is mainly tropical and because of its altiude the climate is generally pleasand all year round. Zambia has three main seasons each year with the warm weather beginning in December and lasting up until April. Conditions in this season are usually hot and wet while from May to August the weather is dry and cooler. From September to November the weather is hot and dry with October being especially hot. The average annual temperature in Uganda is at a high of 35 degrees and an average of 24 degrees in the winter months. If your interested in seeing any wild animals then May through to September are the best months to visit to catch a glimpse of the native animals.
Geographical Information On Zambia
Zambia which was originally a british colony back in 1923 and was officially known as Northern Rhodesia, but changed its name in 1964 on the announcement of its independence. Zambia is a large country measuring over 752,614 square metres. The terrain is mainly made up of high plateau as well as some mountains and hills. The highest point in Zambia sits at 2,301 metres and remains unnamed to this day. The lowest point in Zambia is the Zambezi river at 328 metres which can be found near Mwinilunga and is also the fourth longest river in Africa.
Learn About The Economy In Zambia
Zambia's poverty line has not decreasced much since it was calculated back in 1993, where it sat at 86 percent. Now over 70 percent of the population live below the poverty line. Zambia is amongst some of the poorest countries in the world and receives economic aid from many countries around the globe with as much as $945 million dollars back in 2005. The agricultural industry in Zambia only contributes to 18 percent of the economy while the industry sector offers over 25 percent. The service industry is the largest support to the economy contributing over 56 percent of the economy. The main exports of Zambia are copper, cobalt, electricity, tobacco, flowers and cotton. In the sub-Saharan African region Zambia ranked in 12th place out of 40 countries in 2007. The official currency of Zambia is the Zambian Kwacha.
Apartments in Zambia
|* Chelston Apartments||* Kabulonga Apartments||* Livingstone Apartments|
|* Lusaka Apartments||* Lusaka Zm Apartments||* Mufulira Apartments|
|* Solwezi Apartments||* Woodlands Extension Apartments|
Attractions, Activities and Tours in Zambia
|* Livingstone Attractions|
Guesthouses in Zambia
|* Chalimbana Guesthouses||* Chilumbi Guesthouses||* Chingola Guesthouses|
|* Kabulonga Guesthouses||* Kitwe Guesthouses||* Livingstone Guesthouses|
|* Luangwa Guesthouses||* Lusaka Guesthouses||* Lusaka Zm Guesthouses|
|* Ndola Guesthouses||* Siavonga Guesthouses|
Hostels in Zambia
|* Livingstone Hostels||* Lusaka Hostels||* Lusaka Zm Hostels|
Hotels in Zambia
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