Zambia World Fact - Hostel in Iguazu


Zambia. Home of the Victoria Falls and other great adventures, Zambia is the country to go to explore the real Africa. Zambia is home to the finest Safaris, spectacular waterfalls, massive lakes, rich wetlands, big game, abundant birdlife, adrenaline rush activities and scenic aplendour. Come to Zambia and discover all it has to offer.

Area: 752.813 Km²
Population: 9.770.000
Density: 13 pop/Km²

System of government: Presidential Republic
Capital: Lusaka (1.317.000 pop.)
Major cities: Ndola 375.000 pop., Kitwe 350.000 pop.
Ethnic majority: Bemba 40%, Tonga 15%, Ngoni 15%, others 30%
Border countries:Democratic Republic of the Congo NORTH, Tanzania NORTH-EAST, Malawi EAST, Mozambique SOUTH-EAST, Zimbabwe and Namibia SOUTH, Angola WEST

Principal mountains:Makutu Mountains 2164 m
Principal rivers: Zambezi 1550 Km (zambian part, total 2736 Km), Kafue 960 Km
Principal lakes: Lake Bangweulu 5000 Km² average, Lake Mweru 4920 Km², Lake Tanganyika 2100 Km² (zambian part, total 32.893 Km²)
Principal islands: -

Language: English (official), bantu dialects
Religion: Christian 63%, Indigenous Beliefs 27%, Hindu 8%, Muslim 2%
Currency: Zambian Kwacha (ZMK)

Fixed public holidays:1/1, 2/1, 1/5, 25/5, 24/10, 25/12
Dialling code: 00260
GMT: +2

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